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Raven's End (1963)

Kvarteret Korpen (original title)
An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

Director:

Bo Widerberg

Writer:

Bo Widerberg
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Thommy Berggren ... Anders
Keve Hjelm ... The Father
Emy Storm ... The Mother
Ingvar Hirdwall ... Sixten
Christina Frambäck Christina Frambäck ... Elsie
Agneta Prytz ... Neighbour
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Storyline

An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

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Drama

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

21 May 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Rabenviertel See more »

Filming Locations:

Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden

Company Credits

Production Co:

Europa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of Ingmar Bergman's favourite films. See more »

Quotes

Anders: They never offered any cigars, dad.
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Concerto for Trumpet and Strings in D
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Magnificent movie
7 March 2007 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

A splendid exploration of life's essence, beyond illusions, images or hope. Very profound and bitter, mixture of dust and ashes, anatomy of a little world for who the future is only a myth.

Definition of errors and lost of dreams.

Definition of angry days in a empty existence.

A heavy poem and subtle meditation about world, gestures and relation with past. About death in a special form, with strange words and ambiguous intentions.

Parents like poor symbols of a lost past.

The joy of literary success like grotesque lie, love like convention, father like caricature and mother like perfect victim.

In fact, a magnificent movie, with a persistent British flavor, piece of great cinema, reflection and pledge for deep self- discovery.


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