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Games of Love and Loneliness (1977)

Den allvarsamma leken (original title)
Arvid share the love with a young woman named Lydia, but as is customary at the turn of the century, is not love enough for a fairy tale to come true.

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Anja Breien
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lil Terselius ... Lydia Stille
Stefan Ekman ... Arvid Stjärnblom
Katarina Gustafsson Katarina Gustafsson ... Dagmar Randel
Chatarina Larsson Chatarina Larsson ... Marta Brehm
Birgitta Andersson ... Hilma Randel
Hans Alfredson ... Freutiger
Allan Edwall ... Markel
Ernst Günther ... Jacob Randel
Peter Schildt ... Lidner
Stig Ossian Ericson ... Rissler
Palle Granditsky Palle Granditsky ... Anders Stille
Erland Josephson ... Doncker
Torgny Anderberg ... Roslin
Björn Gedda ... Lovén
Per Mattsson ... Ture Törne
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Storyline

Arvid share the love with a young woman named Lydia, but as is customary at the turn of the century, is not love enough for a fairy tale to come true. While Arvid struggling to create the basis for their existence, Lydia's thirst for the good life leads her to marrying an older wealthy man. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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En film för alla älskande, gifta och ogifta, trogna och otrogna.

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Norway | Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

29 August 1977 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Games of Love and Loneliness See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK 4,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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