In late 19th century Stockholm, young Henning and his friends are struggling to stay alive while dreaming of freedom in a city where there are those who own and those who are owned. Based ...
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Rikard is an autistic and severely deformed man who was separated from his mother at birth. Thirty years later he is convinced that he will get her back if only he wins the Scandinavian Championship of pétanque. He tries to do the impossible. His fragile physique and a harsh judging environment are not going to stop him. Plus there is a 200 foot giant on his side.
The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two ... See full summary »
Max von Sydow,
Sverre Anker Ousdal,
Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve ... See full summary »
Lene Cecilia Sparrok,
Mia Erika Sparrok,
Following his manifesto for a new Swedish cinema, director Widerberg started his career with this realist tale of young woman, Britt, who has two flings, but finds herself with difficult decisions when she finds herself pregnant.
Olle moves to Stockholm to start a new job as a printer. He rents a room by his colleague-to-be, Victor. He shares the apartment with Roffe who has a serious alcohol problem - and a very ... See full summary »
In late 19th century Stockholm, young Henning and his friends are struggling to stay alive while dreaming of freedom in a city where there are those who own and those who are owned. Based on the first book of the City series by Per Anders Fogelström, who also is the narrator of the film. Written by