Tag: Sweden

Being a Human Person (2020) 7.5

Being a Human Person (2020)

At 76, Swedish auteur Roy Andersson is about to complete his last film. With the end of his career in sight, the central thematic concerns of Roy's work - vulnerability, insecurity and mortality - spill over into his cre...

The Priest Who Knocked Out (1943) 4.5

The Priest Who Knocked Out (1943)

Björn Harring studies theology, but the boxing coach Charlie happens to see when he scares a couple of troublemakers through skilled boxing.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

Becoming Zlatan … (2015) 6.7

Becoming Zlatan … (2015)

The decisive years of Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, told through rare archival footage where a young Zlatan speaks openly about his life and challenges. The film closely follows Zlatan, from his debut in Malmö F...

X&Y (2018) 5.8

X&Y (2018)

Artist, filmmaker and actress Anna Odell has opted to once again focus on herself for this exploration of the self and the other, of boundaries and (gender) identity. Who are we in our own eyes, in those of our lovers an...

Undergods (2020) 6.2

Undergods (2020)

An otherworldly journey through a Europe in decline - a collection of darkly humorous, fantasy tales about ill-fated characters and doomed fortune....

The Creatures (1966) 6.5

The Creatures (1966)

A young mute woman, living in a small village, is expecting a baby. Her husband is at the same time writing a novel and using the villagers as his characters. In the creative process, reality and imagination are constant...

Blowfly Park (2014) 5.4

Blowfly Park (2014)

Kristian Keskitalo was once a talented hockey player. Now, he's a nobody. Then, after a night spent together, his buddy Alex goes missing. Kristian starts acting increasingly aggressive and irrational, getting mixed up w...

Obce niebo (2015) 6.3

Obce niebo (2015)

A family of Polish immigrants lives in Sweden. One innocent lie triggers suspicions and leads to their daughter being placed with a foster family by social services. The parents undertake a dramatic fight to get their ch...

Brothers (2004) 7.5

Brothers (2004)

Michael has everything under control: a successful military career, a beautiful wife and two daughters. His younger brother Jannik is a drifter, living on the edge of the law. When Michael is sent to Afghanistan on a UN ...

Apartment 407 (2016) 5.9

Apartment 407 (2016)

Aspiring actress and part time Pilates instructor Isobel (Frida Farrell) is approached one day by charming photographer Peter, (Gabriel Olds) with a lucrative job offer she can't refuse. Putting her at ease, he guarantee...

False as Water (1985) 6.3

False as Water (1985)

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 moves into an apartment owned by...

Ond tro (2010) 4

Ond tro (2010)

Mona has just moved to a new town and a new job, when she witness a grisly murder. She's shocked but also fascinated, and when the police won't listen, she starts her own investigations.::OJT...

The Ape (2009) 6

The Ape (2009)

A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.::Toronto Film Festival...

The Last Sentence (2012) 6.1

The Last Sentence (2012)

Torgny Segerstedt was one of the leading journalists in Sweden in the 20th century. He fought a one man battle against Hitler and the Nazi regime until his death in 1945 and during these tumultuous times his private life...

City of My Dreams (1976) 6.4

City of My Dreams (1976)

In late 19th century Stockholm, young Henning and his friends are struggling to stay alive while dreaming of freedom in a city where there are those who own and those who are owned. Based on the first book of the City se...

Mannequin in Red (1958) 6.5

Mannequin in Red (1958)

A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who was a blackmailer. The murdere...

Love Mates (1961) 6.6

Love Mates (1961)

Jan Froman is a young man with ambitions for the future. He gets a job as an lowly janitor at a bank, but with inherited money he starts to buy and sell real estate which eventually increases in value, competing with ban...

I Roslagens famn (1945) 4.9

I Roslagens famn (1945)

Based on Evert Taube songs about the sailor and womanizer Fritiof Andersson. Midsummer in the archipelago of Roslagen. Andersson has returned home to settle down with his fiancee Linnea. On the dance floor he meets Rosa....

A Guy and a Gal (1975) 5.6

A Guy and a Gal (1975)

Hypochondriac Lasse can and does pull the girls with no trouble, although for a short while this causes a real and painful health problem. Meeting Lena while delivering papers - the nearest he has got to his favoured car...

Hugo and Josephine (1967) 6.2

Hugo and Josephine (1967)

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 go to school. Together ...

I dimma dold (1953) 6.1

I dimma dold (1953)

Lora is driving away from her life. At the same time her husband is found dead in their villa.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

Blackjackets (1959) 5.4

Blackjackets (1959)

Young Greasers gather in at a café outside Stockholm. Roffe is the toughest greaser and kidnaps his girlfriend Bibban, when he discovers that she is out riding with other guys. Bibban falls in love with the sensitive Las...

Burden (2016) 7

Burden (2016)

A probing portrait of Chris Burden, an artist who took creative expression to the limits and risked his life in the name of art....

The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020) 7.1

The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020)

Sam Ali, a Syrian young man, took refuge in Lebanon to flee the Syrian civil war. There, he meets Jeffrey Godefroi, a famous tattoo artist, who makes Mr Ali's back his canvas for a piece of work. Soon, Mr Ali becomes ali...

Miraklet i Viskan (2015) 5.1

Miraklet i Viskan (2015)

Bjarne runs a moving company together with his wife Malin, but it goes bad and they need to borrow money. Bjarnes father-in-law Halvar lives nearby. The two have never been in agreement which is based on a 20-year old co...

Kontorstid (2003) 4.8

Kontorstid (2003)

Lotta and Pernilla are best friends as employes. But when two consults takes in and there worktime changes something happens....

Snabba cash – Livet deluxe (2013) 6.2

Snabba cash – Livet deluxe (2013)

JW now lives in exile and is more determined than ever to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - th...

Blood Runs Cold (2011) 4.1

Blood Runs Cold (2011)

In the dead of winter, Winona returns to her hometown for a much-needed break from her stressful lifestyle, but the relaxing vacation quickly turns into a frantic fight for survival. After running into some old friends a...

Europe, the Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show: Live at the Roundhouse (2017) 8

Europe, the Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show: Live at the Roundhouse (2017)

The Final Countdown 30th Anniversary Show - Live at the Roundhouse celebrates the multi-platinum album's triple decade success. The band played the album in its sequential entirety at a series of selected cities in 2016,...

Julie (2013) 3.7

Julie (2013)

Based on August Strindberg's play "Fröken Julie" (Miss Julie). Julie, daughter of a count, is fascinated by the servant Jean, who is engaged to her maid Kristin, and manages to seduce him. but what are the costs...::Anon...

Sami Blood (2016) 7.3

Sami Blood (2016)

In 1930s Lapland, the 14-year-old indigenous Sámi girl, Elle Marja, leaves the wild ancestral grounds and the family's reindeer camp to attend a remote draconian boarding school along with her younger sister, Njenna. How...

Jim & Piraterna Blom (1987) 6.1

Jim & Piraterna Blom (1987)

Young Jim's father dies but he comes back to Earth time and time again to tell Jim of his adventures. Jim's mother is left to take care of him, while working as a waitress. The little town he lives in is something of a b...

Love Lessons (1995) 6.9

Love Lessons (1995)

Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is drawn to him by his youth and in...

While the Door Was Closed (1946) 7.4

While the Door Was Closed (1946)

About a number of people in an apartment building during a night full of dramatic events and entanglements.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

Woman Without a Face (1947) 6.4

Woman Without a Face (1947)

Ragnar and Frida married solely because she was pregnant. Later he would have a passionate side-affair with Rut. Rut's sexual feelings were highly neurotic because she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. When the...

Who Pulled the Plug? (1981) 5.8

Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

An order for 1,000 yachts for a middle-east sheik is up for grabs. The list of contestants has been narrowed down to two companies: one is a multinational one with good backing and the other is run by visionaries and ent...

Tuppen (1981) 5.8

Tuppen (1981)

1944. Cederqvist comes to a small cloth factory to see how the all-women staff can work more efficiently. When first arriving he is greeted with suspicion and his efforts at courting the young ladies are futile. But as s...

The Apple War (1971) 6.7

The Apple War (1971)

A German business man, Volkswagner, comes to Österlen in the south of Sweden to build Deutschneyland, a gigantic amusement park for German tourists. The local councilors and the member of parliament are all in favor of t...

The Chef (2005) 5.7

The Chef (2005)

The year is 1969. A junior chef and his friend embark on the ship Snowdrift destined for Cape Town. They meet with The Chef who rules unrestricted by a of sharp set of rules and regulations.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

Ole dole doff (1968) 6.9

Ole dole doff (1968)

A weak and tormented teacher is pushed to the limit by his obnoxious students.::Qrrbirbel...