Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Jan Troell
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1. The Red Trees (2016)
29 min | Short, Thriller
A paranoid man carrying a suitcase with valuable content steps into a taxi with a mysterious driver, leading to fatal consequences.
4. The Emigrants (1971)
PG | 151 min | Drama, History
In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. ... See full summary »
7. Uppehåll i myrlandet (1965)
30 min | Short, Drama
A long iron ore train passes across a vast marshland in Lapland. The steam locomotive needs some lubrication, so the train makes a short stop at a small station out in the wilderness. When ... See full summary »
8. Everlasting Moments (2008)
Not Rated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Votes: 5,000 | Gross: $0.61M
9. Here Is Your Life (1966)
M/PG | 110 min | Drama
A working class teenager comes of age in 1910s rural Sweden, moving from job to job and meeting a variety of individuals who gradually shape his future.
12. Bergman: A Year in a Life (2018)
117 min | Documentary
Journeying through 1957, the year Bergman released two of his most acclaimed features (The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries), made a TV film and directed four plays for theatre, Magnusson... See full summary »
13. Sagolandet (1988)
185 min | Documentary
When the daughter Johanna is born in 1983, Jan Troell tells the story about his childhood Sweden and how things were when he grow-up in the land of fairy tales and potential prosperity.
14. Hamsun (1996)
Not Rated | 159 min | Biography, Drama, War
Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war.
16. The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
140 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two ... See full summary »
17. En frusen dröm (1997)
61 min | Documentary, History
Poetic documentary about the polar expedition of S. A. Andrée (1897) which Troell had dramatized in "Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd" (1982). Some of the photos are authentic pictures preserved ... See full summary »
18. Ljuset håller mig sällskap (2000)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
Carl-Gustaf Nykvist's documentary about his father, Sven Nykvist. The film is based on Sven's memoirs with Sven himself as narrator. A journey to the place of birth, Moheda, constitutes the... See full summary »
20. Presence (2003)
83 min | Documentary
Jan Troell portrays the friend and photographer Georg Oddner. For more than half a century, from 1950 arriving in New York, Georg Oddner has lived with his camera.
22. Barnvagnen (1963)
95 min | Drama
Following his manifesto for a new Swedish cinema, director Widerberg started his career with this realist tale of young woman, Britt, who has two flings, but finds herself with difficult decisions when she finds herself pregnant.
23. Pojken och draken (1962 TV Movie)
30 min | Family
It is Arild's birthday, but his father has forgotten this and goes to work as usual. The mother is in the hospital to give birth. In the afternoon father and son visit the mother in the hospital.
24. Bang! (1977)
100 min | Drama
Magnus is divorced and has an affair with an art teacher at the school where he works. When he thinks she's pregnant, he is worried because he is in love with another woman.
27. Zandy's Bride (1974)
PG | 97 min | Western
An American settler marries an European mail-order bride and together they learn how to thrive in the harsh wilderness while working on their relationship too.
28. Il capitano (1991)
110 min | Crime, Drama
The film is based on a true occurrence in Sweden in 1988. A Finish couple murdered a young boy and his parents when they prevented the theft of the son's bicycle. The film tries to describe... See full summary »
30. As White as in Snow (2001)
154 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Inspired by real-life Elsa Andersson, this mostly fictional movie tells the story of her upbringing as a farmer's daughter, in the early 1900s, who dreams of getting away from the farm and becoming an aviatrix.
32. The Last Sentence (2012)
Unrated | 126 min | Biography, Drama
A story based on the life of journalist Torgny Segerstedt, who alerted the Swedish public to the threat of Fascism in the 1930s.
Votes: 597 | Gross: $0.06M
34. Visions of Europe (2004)
140 min | Comedy, Drama
An anthology film is a collection of short film projects by different directors for a common aim. Usually they are unified by a common theme - in this case, the European Union.
Directors: Aki Kaurismäki, Fatih Akin, Barbara Albert, Sharunas Bartas, Andy Bausch, Christoffer Boe, Francesca Comencini, Stijn Coninx, Tony Gatlif, Sasa Gedeon, Christos Georgiou, Constantine Giannaris, Peter Greenaway, Miguel Hermoso, Arvo Iho, Damjan Kozole, Laila Pakalnina, Kenneth Scicluna, Martin Sulík, Malgorzata Szumowska, Béla Tarr, Jan Troell, Theo van Gogh, Teresa Villaverde, Aisling Walsh, Ágnes Hranitzky | Stars: Johanna Troell, Safia Aggoune, Abel Alves, Benzirar Baroudi
41. Hurricane (1979)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama
The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.
43. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken: Höstacken (2011)
2 min | Short
A Swedish student and a young, beautiful, English woman run hand in hand across a meadow. Under a big tree they embrace and kiss each other. The woman breaks away, whereby the student falls... See full summary »
44. Coming to America: Jan Troell on 'The Emigrants' and 'The New Land' (2016 Video)
36 min | Documentary, Short
An interview with director Jan Troell, conducted by critic Peter Cowie, on his epic Oscar-nominated masterpieces, The Emigrants (1971) and The New Land (1972).
45. En broder mer (1962)
20 min | Documentary, Short
From 1957 to 1961 170.000 Algerians flee to Tunisia because of the war. Most of them walk by feet across the mountains and the desert, carrying only a few of their belongings in their hands... See full summary »
48. Dansen kring Gulbaggen (1964)
6 min | Documentary, Short
A humorous report oh the first Guldbaggen Awards ceremony held in Spetember 1964 at Stockholm's Grand Hôtel. It was filmed , developed, edited and shown to he guests before the gala ended.
49. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken: Frieriet (1972)
2 min | Short
Summer, a calm lake, twittering birds. A Swedish man, dressed in white, with an elegant hat on his head, comes rowing. In the stern of the rowboat sits a young, English, beautiful woman, ... See full summary »