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1. The Red Trees (2016)

29 min | Short, Thriller

9.0
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A paranoid man carrying a suitcase with valuable content steps into a taxi with a mysterious driver, leading to fatal consequences.

Directors: Pauli Janhunen Calderón, Adam Leijon | Stars: Magnus Krepper, Roberto Gonzalez, Emilio Janhunen Calderón, Torgny Samuelsson

Votes: 41

2. Lust och fägring - en film om Bo Widerbergs sista (2015 Video)

59 min | Documentary

8.5
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Director: Stefan Nylén | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Nina Gunke, Jimmy Karlsson

Votes: 8

3. Johanna! Yohanna! (2003)

30 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Director: Thomas Danielsson | Stars: Johanna Troell, Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell

Votes: 19

4. The Emigrants (1971)

PG | 151 min | Drama, History

8.0
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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Sven-Olof Bern

Votes: 4,718

5. The New Land (1972)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Western

8.0
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A Swedish immigrant family struggle to establish a new life for themselves in the forest of Minnesota in the mid 19th Century.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Pierre Lindstedt

Votes: 3,287

6. Tune (2007)

57 min | Documentary

7.7
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A meeting of three artists. Claes the painter, Hans the musician and Jan the filmmaker.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Claes Eklundh, Hans Pålsson

Votes: 7

7. Uppehåll i myrlandet (1965)

30 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall, Karl Erik Flens

Votes: 19

8. Everlasting Moments (2008)

Not Rated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen, Callin Öhrvall

Votes: 5,000 | Gross: $0.61M

9. Here Is Your Life (1966)

M/PG | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Eddie Axberg, Gudrun Brost, Ulla Akselson, Bo Wahlström

Votes: 728

10. Liv till varje pris (1998)

93 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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A tribute and portrait of the Swedish filmmaker Bo Widerberg. Thommy Berggren presents slices and comments on Widerberg.

Director: Stefan Jarl | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Roy Andersson, Kalle Boman, Tomas von Brömssen

Votes: 108

11. 92,8 MHz - drömmar i söder (2000)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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A small local radio station in the city of Trelleborg, Sweden. Very important to its listeners. A friend in the air.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Evert Andersson, Magnus Borgström, Allan Dahlberg, Gunhild Dahlberg

Votes: 24

12. Bergman: A Year in a Life (2018)

117 min | Documentary

7.3
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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 »

Director: Jane Magnusson | Stars: Ingmar Bergman, Lena Endre, Thorsten Flinck, Elliott Gould

Votes: 454

13. Sagolandet (1988)

185 min | Documentary

7.3
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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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Ingvar Carlsson, Tage Erlander, Rollo May, Timo Nilsson

Votes: 160

14. Hamsun (1996)

Not Rated | 159 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby, Anette Hoff, Gard B. Eidsvold

Votes: 1,353

15. 4 x 4 (1965)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Directors: Rolf Clemens, Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt, Maunu Kurkvaara, Klaus Rifbjerg, Jan Troell | Stars: Niels Barfoed, Christoffer Bro, Robert Broberg, Allan Edwall

Votes: 43

16. The Flight of the Eagle (1982)

140 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Göran Stangertz, Eva von Hanno

Votes: 594

17. En frusen dröm (1997)

61 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Samuel Fröler, Rolf Lassgård, Anita Ekström

Votes: 78

18. Ljuset håller mig sällskap (2000)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.0
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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 »

Director: Carl-Gustav Nykvist | Stars: Sven Nykvist, Erland Josephson, Susan Sarandon, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 299

19. Ole dole doff (1968)

110 min | Drama

6.9
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A weak and tormented teacher is pushed to the limit by his obnoxious students.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Per Oscarsson, Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz, Kerstin Tidelius, Bengt Ekerot

Votes: 319

20. Presence (2003)

83 min | Documentary

6.9
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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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Gunnel Hemmel, Georg Oddner, Klaus Rifbjerg, Jacques Werup

Votes: 52

21. Stad (1960)

25 min | Short, Drama

6.9
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Early morning. The first sunbeams reach a city that is still asleep. A schoolboy hikes up a roller blind. In the harbor, behind a pile of goods, a homeless man wakes up. When the schoolboy ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell

Votes: 10

22. Barnvagnen (1963)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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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.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Inger Taube, Thommy Berggren, Lars Passgård, Ulla Akselson

Votes: 354

23. Pojken och draken (1962 TV Movie)

30 min | Family

6.7
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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.

Directors: Jan Troell, Bo Widerberg | Stars: Ale Möller, Bodil Mathiasson, Ulla-Greta Starck, Rune Turesson

Votes: 24

24. Bang! (1977)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Alf Hellberg, Kristina Kamnert-Suneson, Staffan Liljander

Votes: 42

25. Porträtt av Åsa (1965)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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A train passes the village Stångby in the countryside. Three-year-old Åsa comes running naked along a street and into a modern villa, located close to the railway track. She has just ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell

Votes: 7

26. Gomorron (1992– )
Episode: Om filmen 'Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick' (2008)

News

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Stars: Jesper Christensen, Maria Heiskanen, Ghita Nørby, Amanda Ooms

Votes: 8

27. Zandy's Bride (1974)

PG | 97 min | Western

6.3
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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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Gene Hackman, Liv Ullmann, Eileen Heckart, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 797

28. Il capitano (1991)

110 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Antti Reini, Berto Marklund, Antti Vierikko

Votes: 647

29. Sommartåg (1961 TV Movie)

14 min | Documentary

6.3
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A little boy is standing on a platform at the railway station in Malmö, looking at a steam locomotive that is going to leave for Simrishamn. The machinery starts moving, passengers board ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell

Votes: 7

30. As White as in Snow (2001)

154 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.2
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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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Amanda Ooms, Rikard Wolff, Björn Granath, Björn Kjellman

Votes: 423

31. Kalla ingenting försent (2012)

58 min | Documentary

6.2
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About the Swedish poet, writer, entertainer and musician Jacques Werup.

Directors: Jan Hemmel, Olle Tannergård, Jan Troell | Stars: Jacques Werup, Timbuktu, Pernilla August, Lillemor 'Lill' Lindfors

Votes: 6

32. The Last Sentence (2012)

Unrated | 126 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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60 Metascore

A story based on the life of journalist Torgny Segerstedt, who alerted the Swedish public to the threat of Fascism in the 1930s.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, Ulla Skoog, Björn Granath

Votes: 597 | Gross: $0.06M

33. Reflexion 2001 (2002)

7 min | Short

5.9
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Director: Jan Troell

Votes: 7

34. Visions of Europe (2004)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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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

Votes: 794

35. Dansen (1994)

20 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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Director: Jan Troell

Votes: 5

36. Från Sverige i tiden (2000)

118 min | Documentary

5.6
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Directors: Susanna Edwards, Nina Hedenius, Stefan Jarl, Jan Troell

Votes: 14

37. Everyone Is Older Than I Am (2012)

75 min | Documentary

5.4
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In this documentary Bo Widerberg's son Martin tells about how it is to live in a family with a busy and famous film maker.

Director: Martin Widerberg | Stars: Arvid Widerberg, Bo Widerberg, Joel Widerberg, Martin Widerberg

Votes: 23

38. Troells troldspejl (2008)

58 min | Documentary

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Director: Thomas Danielsson

Votes: 5

39. Gamen (1973 TV Movie)

88 min

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Freud tired of all the neurotic bourgeois patients, he decides to analyze a genius. He chooses Leonardo Da Vinci.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Tomas von Brömssen, Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Oscar Ljung, Ulf Palme

Votes: 8

40. Med mitt mått mätt - en ökenvandring (2010)

6 min | Short

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Director: Jan Troell

Votes: 5

41. Hurricane (1979)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

4.5
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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.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Jason Robards, Mia Farrow, Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard

Votes: 486

42. Gomorron (1992– )

News

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As the title suggests "Gomorron" suggests this is a morning news and interview show, similar to Good Morning America.

Stars: Tilde De Paula, Jenny Östergren, Steffo Törnqvist, Peter Jihde

Votes: 279

43. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken: Höstacken (2011)

2 min | Short

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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Ernst-Hugo Järegård

44. Coming to America: Jan Troell on 'The Emigrants' and 'The New Land' (2016 Video)

36 min | Documentary, Short

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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).

Stars: Eddie Axberg, Peter Cowie, Jan Troell, Liv Ullmann

45. En broder mer (1962)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Star: Ulla Sjöblom

46. Mitt Hjärtas Malmö volym 1, 1953-1965 (2005)

96 min | History

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Director: Magnus Gertten | Stars: Bengt Andersson, Carl Larsson, Jan Troell

47. Jan Troell on 'Here Is Your Life' (2015)

34 min | Short

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Director Jan Troell discusses the making of his 1966 Swedish classic film 'Here is Your Life'

Stars: Peter Cowie, Jan Troell

48. Dansen kring Gulbaggen (1964)

6 min | Documentary, Short

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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.

Director: Yngve Gamlin | Stars: Edvin Adolphson, Ulla Adolphson, Bibi Andersson, Nils Erik Baehrendtz

49. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken: Frieriet (1972)

2 min | Short

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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 »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Ernst-Hugo Järegård

50. Bo Widerberg regisserar (2015 Video)

38 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Tomas Ehrnborg, Stefan Nylén | Stars: Bo Widerberg, Karin Huldt, Jimmy Karlsson, Marika Lagercrantz



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