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Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984)

Ronja Rövardotter (original title)
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 »

Director:

Tage Danielsson

Writers:

Astrid Lindgren (novel), Astrid Lindgren (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hanna Zetterberg ... Ronja
Dan Håfström ... Birk (as Dick Håfström)
Börje Ahlstedt ... Mattis
Lena Nyman ... Lovis
Per Oscarsson ... Borka
Med Reventberg Med Reventberg ... Undis
Allan Edwall ... Skalle-Per
Ulf Isenborg ... Fjosok
Henry Ottenby Henry Ottenby ... Knotas
Björn Wallde ... Sturkas
Tommy Körberg ... Lill-Klippen
Rune Andersson Rune Andersson ... Turre
Claes Janson Claes Janson ... Tjorm
Bo Bergstrand Bo Bergstrand ... Joen
Rolf Dahlgren Rolf Dahlgren ... Pelje
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Storyline

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 ancestors, in an attempt to escape being caught by the king's men. The children have to learn to live in the woods. Written by maria lindberg

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Taglines:

Astrid Lindgrens rövarsaga, vildmarkssaga, kärlekssaga


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Details

Country:

Sweden | Norway

Language:

Swedish | English

Release Date:

23 May 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ronja Robbersdaughter See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK 18,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Angered Dalby inhabitants of Dalby picketed through the filming of Ronja Rövardotter at the shoot at Dalby Söderskog, claiming wild life was disturbed by the crew. The two parties settled out of court for an undisclosed sum be paid to the village's Council of Wildlife Preservation. See more »

Goofs

When Birk and Ronja are in the woods during the fog and she tells him to keep a rope length's distance, he replies to her but his mouth does not move. See more »

Quotes

Skalle-Per: Vargklämman is snowed in, not a robber will get out all winter.
Ronja: Snowed in? But how am I supposed to meet... I mean, how am I supposed to get out into the woods?
Mattis: You won't get there until spring comes, Ronja mine.
Lovis: What a nuisance. Twelve snowed in robbers, and then you to top it off Mattis.
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A fantastic fairy-tale about love and adventures
5 September 2001 | by Zaphod BeeblebroxSee all my reviews

I can't think of a movie based upon a book or novel by Astrid Lindgren that is bad. Ok, SOME movies are pretty silly... But there's NO ONE that I don't like.

In my opinion "Ronja, the robber's daughter" is one of the greatest Swedish movies ever. I enjoyed it the first time I saw it and I still do.(many years later...) As a child, I always wanted to BE like Ronja; free, independent and with a whole forest to play in.

The music and songs are so right and always makes me wanna sing along.

The characters are unforgettable; Old Skalle-Per, Ronja's caring mother Lovis and her macho-father Mattis.

The best part is when Ronja and Birk moves out into the forest, but nothing is boring. Anyone who likes nice stories, romance and good acting should see this movie.

I give "Ronja Roeverdotter" a big and happy 8+.


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