"Every generation needs Ibsen" says Bo Widerberg and presents his version of the classic drama "The Wild Duck" from 1884. As in a thriller we get to follow how the family happiness of the Ekdahls is driven towards a tragic disintegration.

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Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Minoo returns to her family in Sweden to attend her sister Gita's wedding. Her mother and father believe that she has disgraced the family having worked as a stripper.

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Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The film switches back and forth between the adventures of Pu on a summer holiday in Norrland in Sweden and and the adult Pu visiting his father who lives in an old people's home. Little Pu... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Bergman
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Animation | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A 2D animated film about a young mouse who becomes Police Superintendent, adapted from the book by Ulf Nilsson and Gitte Spee.

Director: Linda Hambäck
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Melinda Kinnaman, Felix Herngren
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A salesman and his son sexually abuse the generations of women of a poor family as payment for debt. Janni must see his mother, sister, niece and wife all being exploited, and the family grow bigger with the abuser's kids.

Director: Bo Widerberg
Stars: Stina Ekblad, Stellan Skarsgård, Reine Brynolfsson
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A gritty story taking place in Stockholm, about the passionate love between the self-abusive Sebastian who wants to be a woman, and the easy-going Andreas who is certainly not gay.

Director: Ester Martin Bergsmark
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Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives.

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En far (TV Movie 1988)
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A charged power struggle between spouses. A tug of war to the death of an only child as ends and means.

Director: Bo Widerberg
Stars: Thommy Berggren, Ewa Fröling, Melinda Kinnaman
Slutspel (1997)
Comedy | Crime | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Johan is a 35 year old soccer fan, unemployed but living by his wits and charm. During the Soccer World Championships in 1990 all Swedes want to follow the games, including Johan who ... See full summary »

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Stars: Anders Lundin, Lennart Jähkel, Krister Henriksson
Adalen 31 (1969)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg
Stars: Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund
Victoria (1979)
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The tragic romance between the son of a miller and a landlord's daughter.

Director: Bo Widerberg
Stars: Michaela Jolin, Stephan Schwartz, Pia Skagermark
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...  Hjalmar Ekdahl 3 episodes, 1989
...  Gina Ekdahl 3 episodes, 1989
...  Gregers Werle 3 episodes, 1989
...  Old Ekdahl 3 episodes, 1989
...  Hedvig Ekdahl 3 episodes, 1989
...  Relling 2 episodes, 1989
...  Mrs. Sörby 2 episodes, 1989
...  Molvig 2 episodes, 1989
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"Every generation needs Ibsen" says Bo Widerberg and presents his version of the classic drama "The Wild Duck" from 1884. As in a thriller we get to follow how the family happiness of the Ekdahls is driven towards a tragic disintegration.

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A 30 minute TV documentary was shown in connection with the mini-series, featuring an interview with director Bo Widerberg and some behind the scenes footage ("Inför Vildanden: Möte med Widerberg"). See more »

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Version of Agriopapia (1977) See more »

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