In this six part series August Strindberg is portrayed as a misogynous, selfish and racial. And he loses everything, for the sake of the art.

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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
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A mentally challenged man escapes from his tyrannical master and finds happiness when a poor family takes him in.

Director: Hans Alfredson
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Johansson, Hans Alfredson
The Intruders (1975)
Adventure | Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Blackmail and desire meet for a weekend in the Swedish countryside.

Director: Torgny Wickman
Stars: Börje Nyberg, Jacqueline Laurent, Stellan Skarsgård
Tabu (1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Investigates and sheds light on various sexual identities and sexual peculiarities outside the accepted sexual norms.

Director: Vilgot Sjöman
Stars: Kjell Bergqvist, Lickå Sjöman, Halvar Björk
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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Director: Ragnar Lyth
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Mona Malm, Frej Lindqvist
Comedy | Thriller | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

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Directors: Zafar Hai, M.R. Shahjahan
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In 1929, the film follows the six-year old son of a Swedish country doctor. Åke lives with his parents and his sister Aja in a small provincial town. His best friend is Kalle Nubb. Åke is ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Edwall
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Bombi Bitt och jag (TV Series 1968)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Bombi Bitt is a wild rascal in the 1930's in Southern Sweden. Eli, the proper son of the station master, becomes his admiring partner.

Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Reiner Albrecht, Tor Isedal
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The life and times of the Scandinavian artists' colony who lived in Skagen on the Danish coast during the 1890s. Not so much a biographical account, rather a portrait of a way of life. The ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Grede
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lene Brøndum, Pia Vieth
Drama | Thriller
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John and Carl have a small publishing company. One day John meets the poet Clara who recently made her debut, and Clara's fiancé Stig. John and Clara fall in love with each other, and she ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Alfredson
Stars: Malin Ek, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Marie Göranzon
Taking Sides (2001)
Drama | Music | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A tale based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular ... See full summary »

Director: István Szabó
Stars: Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgård, Moritz Bleibtreu
Oxen (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. No-one suspects anything until the meat is finished and Helge ... See full summary »

Director: Sven Nykvist
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Ewa Fröling, Erland Josephson
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Cast

Series cast summary:
...  August Strindberg 6 episodes, 1985
...  Siri von Essen 5 episodes, 1985
...  Hjalmar Branting 4 episodes, 1985
...  Carl Larsson 4 episodes, 1985
Fred Hjelm ...  Gustaf af Geijerstam 3 episodes, 1985
...  Verner von Heidenstam 2 episodes, 1985
...  Modern 2 episodes, 1985
Gudmar Klöving ...  Löjtnant Lundin 2 episodes, 1985
...  Stuxberg 2 episodes, 1985
Linn Stokke ...  Aspasia 2 episodes, 1985
Anne Krigsvoll ...  Harriet Bosse 2 episodes, 1985
Louise Sandquist ...  Strindbergs barn 2 episodes, 1985
Rebecca Sandquist ...  Strindbergs barn 2 episodes, 1985
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In this six part series August Strindberg is portrayed as a misogynous, selfish and racial. And he loses everything, for the sake of the art.

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18 February 1985 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

August Strindberg - Ein Leben zwischen Genie und Wahn  »

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