The story about 5-year-old Lisa’s unconditional love for her alcoholic father. There is also a depiction of Sweden in the 70’s and working class fading ideals. The mother leaves the family and Lisa struggling to maintain the image of the hero father. In the end, Lisa is facing a life-changing choice. Based on true events.
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Du är inte klok, Madicken / You’re Out of Your Mind, Maggie (1979) Göran Graffman, Jonna Liljendahl, Liv Alsterlund, Monica Nordquist, Family
Madicken is a Swedish girl from the upper level family, growing up during the time of first world war which did not include Sweden. She lives happily with her family, experiencing the world and making brave and crazy things.
Smala Sussie / Slim Susie (2003) Ulf Malmros, Tuva Novotny, Jonas Rimeika, Björn Starrin, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Den goda viljan / Best Intentions (1992) Bille August, Samuel Fröler, Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Ingmar Bergman’s parents. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden.
Allt om min buske / All About My Bush (2007) Martina Bigert, Ola Rapace, Maria Kulle, David Dencik, Comedy
Sexcomedy about a sexually frustrated yuppie couple who decides to move to a new neighbourhood. Their new neighbours a family of bohemian hippies, with gardening as their main hobby and income. But when the wife of the yuppie couple starts becoming more and more friendly with their neighbours things will be set in motion…
Manrape / Män kan inte våldtas (1978) Jörn Donner, Anna Godenius, Gösta Bredefeldt, Toni Regner, Drama
Hugo och Josefin / Hugo and Josephine (1967) Kjell Grede, Fredrik Becklén, Marie Öhman, Beppe Wolgers, Family, Comedy, Drama
Josefin is a six year old girl who lives isolated in the countryside, where her father is a priest. She has no friends until she meets Hugo. He is a carefree boy who rather walk in the forest than goes to school. Together with the gardener they make up fun things to do.
The rich young man Teddy Anker invests his money in the theater in the beginning of the 1920s. Whatever he does becomes a success. He falls in love with a dancer, Karin. He decides to put up a show with Karin as the leading lady, but for the first time one of his shows becomes an economic disaster.
Ludvig and Sussi Battwyhl, Louis and Katja Brenner and Julia and Kurt Balzar are upper class millionaires. They don’t seem to do any real work but still need a vacation in the mountains. Everybody seems to be romantically involved with everybody. A rich American woman joins them.