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Kvinnorna på taket (1989)

An innocent and beautiful teenage girl, Linnea takes a garret room in Stockholm just before WWI. She begins work for a dour older man, but soon meets an interesting young woman, Anna, a ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Amanda Ooms ... Linnea
Helena Bergström ... Anna
Stellan Skarsgård ... Willy
Percy Brandt Percy Brandt ... Fischer
Lars Ori Bäckström Lars Ori Bäckström ... Holger
Katarina Olsson Katarina Olsson ... Gerda
Leif Andrée ... Oskar
Stig Ossian Ericson ... Vicar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Johan Bergenstråhle ... Photographer Halling
Marie Dahlgren Marie Dahlgren ... Anna, 12 år
Annika Fehling Annika Fehling ... Krogpiga
Aaron Girard Aaron Girard ... Banker
Annmari Kastrup Annmari Kastrup ... Teaterfolk
Efva Lilja Efva Lilja ... Teaterfolk
Karl Nykvist Karl Nykvist ... Teaterfolk
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An innocent and beautiful teenage girl, Linnea takes a garret room in Stockholm just before WWI. She begins work for a dour older man, but soon meets an interesting young woman, Anna, a photographer. They form a relationship based on mutual attraction; soon they are lovers. From Anna, Linnea learns the craft of photography; European politics heat up, and Anna's even-tempered and versatile boyfriend Willy suddenly returns to take up with her again and with Linnea, too. Written by Eileen Berdon <eberdon@aol.com>

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

15 September 1989 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Frauen auf dem Dach See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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The plot is a mystery
29 April 2000 | by AKS-6See all my reviews

"Kvinnorna på taket" is a slow-paced Swedish drama about… well, that's my main objection against this film: what *is* it about? Don't ask me although I've just seen it. Even though you might be confused about the plot for most of the film, most of what happens will be explained the last ten minutes or so, but as I said: the plot is -- according to me -- a mystery. Nevertheless, it is a beautiful fim, and the three actors Amanda Ooms, Helena Bergström (interesting to see her in such an early role), and Stellan Skarsgård do wonderful jobs, and it *is* strangely engrossing. However, for me it is only an average film, while the acting truly is brilliant.


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