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As White as in Snow (2001)

Så vit som en snö (original title)
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
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Cast

Credited cast:
Amanda Ooms ... Elsa Andersson
Rikard Wolff ... Robert Friedman
Björn Granath ... Sven Andersson
Björn Kjellman ... Erik Magnusson
Stina Ekblad ... Stine
Shanti Roney ... Lars Andersson
Hans Pålsson Hans Pålsson ... Felix Hansson
Antti Reini Antti Reini ... Koivunen
Reine Brynolfsson ... Enoch Thulin
Maria Heiskanen ... Merja
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ben Becker ... Hermann Vogel
Alexander Bergman Alexander Bergman ... Lars (7 Years)
Håkan Berlin Håkan Berlin ... Photographer
Julia Calvo-Andreasson Julia Calvo-Andreasson ... Elsa (8 years)
Ulf Clarén Ulf Clarén ... County Police Commissioner
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Storyline

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.

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Details

Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

16 February 2001 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Albă ca zăpada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK 30,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The character Felix Hansson was named Pål Hansson in the novel. The name was inspired by Hans Pålsson, a famous pianist and friend of Jacques Werup. When Pålsson got cast in the movie, the character's name was changed. See more »

Connections

Edited into 27 sekundmeter snö (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Whispering
Composed by John Schonberger and Vincent Rose(1920)
Lyrics written by Malvin Schonberger and Richard Coburn (1920)
Swedish lyrics written by Karl-Lennart
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Amanda Ooms shines in a very thin story
24 December 2003 | by scifo1990See all my reviews

I´m ashamed to be a swede. A typical swedish movie. No tempo and nothing happens, really dull. The whole story is about a woman who shall take a flying certificate.

Amanda Ooms is the only positive thing.


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