Based on the novel by Per Olaf Sundman, Ingenjör Andrées Luftfärd (Flight of the Eagle) tells the real-life story of a Swedish engineer’s attempted expedition to the North Pole in a balloon. Read More »
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Exponerad / Exposed / The Depraved (1971) Gustav Wiklund, Christina Lindberg, Heinz Hopf, Björn Adelly, Drama, Thriller, Erotic
Lena is alone in the city when her parents are on vacation. She’s torn between her innocent boyfriend and the older, more experienced, and sadistic sociopath Helge. Read More »
Mannen från Mallorca / Man from Majorca (1984) Bo Widerberg, Sven Wollter, Tomas von Brömssen, Håkan Serner, Action, Crime, Thriller
In Stockholm, on St. Lucy’s feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Read More »
Atmospheric low-budget indie that leans towards the absurd about people living in a small village by a river and the dysfunctional relationships between them. Read More »
Between Two Fires (2010) Agnieszka Lukasiak, Magdalena Poplawska, Simon Kassianides, Kamila Nowysz, Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young mother with her daughter escapes child trafficking in their home country Belarus just to end up in a refugee camp in northern Sweden. Read More »
Klänningen / The Dress (1964) Vilgot Sjöman, Gunn Wållgren, Gunnar Björnstrand, Tina Hedström, Drama
Edit is pleased that her mother agrees to let her buy a dress she loves, but which in fact is made for an adult woman. Read More »
The lives of various Swedes intersect in this drama, which takes place over the course of one day and night. As despondent schoolboy Micke (Oliver Lofteen) plans to set his school on fire, young thugs Jorma (Mats Helin) and Lasse (Emil Forselius) while their time away at a bar. Read More »
Mig äger ingen / Nobody owns me (2013) Kjell-Åke Andersson, Mikael Persbrandt, Hanna Alström, Ida Engvoll, Drama
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.
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Smala Sussie / Slim Susie (2003) Ulf Malmros, Tuva Novotny, Jonas Rimeika, Björn Starrin, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Erik has to return to the rural village where he grew up, when he is told that his younger sister Sussie has disappeared without a trace.
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