Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has committed crimes should be locked up. One day their own ...
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Borka and his band and Mattis's band of robbers are rivals. Birk, his parents and their band live in the wild in Mattisforrest. They move in to Metis-stronghold, which belonged to his ... See full summary »
Young Berra has a friend, Ulf. Ulf has a grandfather which he likes very much, he gives Ulf presents and takes him on fishing trips. Berra doesn't have a grandfather, but he wants one ... See full summary »
On an evening in northern Sweden, during one night when the sun only partially sets, the animated character Dunderklumpen comes from the woods to seek some friends to keep him company. In ... See full summary »
Born on a stormy night Ronja begins her life as the heir to the leader of a gang of thieves deep in the Swedish woods. There is a lot of things to beware of in the forest not least other gangs. But as it turns out they are not all bad.
The children of Saltkråkan Island take a public ferry to visit a relative only to find that she has went to hospital. When they try to row back home they lose the oars and must take refuge ... See full summary »
An 8 y.o. Swedish boy always gets into trouble despite good intentions and afterwards ends locked up in a shed. He lives on a farm (before electricity and cars) with his mom, dad, sister, maid, best friend the farmhand and an old woman.
Northern Sweden in the middle of the 19th century. Seven children lose their parents, and to avoid the poor-house, they start on a long trek over the mountains to find a better life. 12-... See full summary »
Young Jim's father dies but he comes back to Earth time and time again to tell Jim of his adventures. Jim's mother is left to take care of him, while working as a waitress. The little town ... See full summary »
Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has committed crimes should be locked up. One day their own house is burgled by Harald. He is sentenced to prison. Acting in accordance with her philosophy, Frida decides to use all means possible to make it possible for Harald to escape.Written by
Inspired by Birger Sjöberg's song "Släpp fångarne loss!" (Release the Prisoners!) from 1922, which is the theme song of the film and from which the title is taken. See more »
Ja, jag måste då säga att det var ett sabla sätt att ta servisen. Men å andra var det ett något mindre sabla sätt att lämna tillbaks den.
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As this is a film about criminals and prisons, all assistants in production (assistant to the director, assistants to the cameramen etc.) are credited as "complicity in" (complicity in directing, complicity in photography etc.) See more »