Fran, a single mother, is selflessly devoted to her children. But something is lacking in her life, and that something is the love of a man her own age. Her efforts to juggle a love life with her home life are largely unsuccessful.
A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his youngest son and his girlfriend. It is a film about big lies, abandonment and the eternal longing for companionship and confirmation.
Two boys grow up together in town of Pajala at 60's united by rock-n-roll music.
Drinking the tasty Folk Soda puts a spring in the 101 Year Old Man’s step and his next adventure takes him around the World and back to Sweden, during which time he is chased by the CIA, a Balinese debt collector and becomes an executive at a soft drink company.
In Stockholm, on St. Lucy's feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Two cops from vice squad, Johansson and Jarnebring, who were the first to the crime scene, pursue all leads and identify a suspect, an arrogant member of the elite secret police, a man assigned to guard the country's Minister of Justice. Just as the beat cops think they've tightened the noose around the suspect, loose ends appear, witnesses lose their certainty, alibis crop up, and even the cops doubt what they've seen. Who's protecting the suspect and why?
The tiny village in the far north of Sweden called Ensamheten (Solitude) has sixteen inhabitants. They all share an unusual passion - armwrestling.
A horse wanders from town to the countryside. Here lives Sten Stensson Steen, a bachelor at law and philosophy. He is writing a social psychological report on the youth problem.
Three teenaged best friends on the planet Telluria begin an incredible journey of adventure as they fight against the most evil being in the universe.
A comedy by Hans Alfredson.
Northern Sweden in the middle of the 19th century. Seven children lose their parents, and to avoid the poor-house, they start on a long walk over the mountains to find a better life. 12-year old Ante has promised their mother to take care of his brothers and sisters and with the help of the milk from their goat Gullspira... Will they make it ?
Young Lo (Marianne Bengtsson) lives in a boring small town. Locally she is known as somewhat of a fabulist. One day an airplane crashes just out of town. And the town goes crazy with excitement. Later, while hoping to catch a peak of the crashed plane, Lo sees a mysterious man (Günther Hüttmann) land out in the woods by parachute. She tries to tell the rest of town. But naturally nobody will believe her. Thus she is going to have to learn more about the stranger from the sky by herself in this immeasurably startling mammoth among thrillers!
A 1917 Swedish drama film directed by Victor Sjöström, based on a 1913 novel by Selma Lagerlöf. It was the first in a series of successful Lagerlöf adaptions by Sjöström, made possible by a deal between Lagerlöf and A-B Svenska Biografteatern (later AB Svensk Filmindustri) to adapt at least one Lagerlöf novel each year. Lagerlöf had for many years denied any proposal to let her novels be adapted for film, but after seeing Sjöström's Terje Vigen she finally decided to give her allowance.
A ring passes between a lot of different people, giving the bearer or someone close a new meaning to life. Actors, embezzlers, old ladies and cheated husbands all seem to gain temporary hope from misery and disillusionment.
På ön Åstol är allt frid och fröjd. Där bor omkring tvåhundra människor. En sådan människa är Åke. Han jobbar på öns sillsalteri. Salteriet är Åstolbornas levebröd. En dag dyker salteriets ägare upp, den hemske fabrikör Ivar, och berättar att han har sålt salteriet till en sommargäst som ska riva det och bygga sommarhus istället. Det utbryter en kris på det annars så lugna Åstol. Vad kommer att hända med öborna om deras största inkomstkälla försvinner, hemska tanke. Åke blir övertalad att börja en kurs inne på fastlandet, Tjörn. Tjörn ligger drygt 10 minuter med båt från Åstol, men för Åke blir det en otäck resa till en hemsk värld. Kursen visar sig vara en datautbildning och Åke får en snilleblixt. Han ska sälja sill över internet!
A short drama documentary about the life of a Sami family in the northernmost part of Sweden, Lappland.
Inside and outside the well-kept hedges life carries on as usual. The King buys his daily newspaper. Bertil searches the parking lot for dogs to photograph. Hans and Gun-Britt is planting a big, but still too small rock in their garden. Trying to get their minds off it all. As darkness falls over the little village in the woods, the Indians gather for a meeting in the town house as angst, frustration and silent prayer echoes in the night. With visual precision and attention to detail, director Mikel Cee Karlsson captures people and their existence in a small village deep inside the Swedish forest. Over a period of four years, the music video director and former professional skateboarder Mikel has been capturing singular scenes from a part of today’s Sweden where reality inexorably seeps in behind the colourful fasad. With a mixture of playful precision, humour and melancholy he portrays people’s dreams, their relationships and everyday destinies.
Living With Fran is an American sitcom that debuted on The WB in April 2005 that starred Fran Drescher. The show last aired on March 24, 2006.