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Gunnar Björnstrand
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Date of Birth: Nov 13, 1909

Country: Sweden

Total Titles at Criticker: 43 - You've Seen 43

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Titles You've Ranked (43)
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Soldat Bom Soldat Bom (1948)
Summary: The station-master Fabian Bom is a very meticulous person, and he makes sure that the train leaves exactly - on the second. To him, nothing could be more important than duty, efficiency and punctuality, in fact, his sense of duty is clearly perverted. His beloved Plum-Plum, the major's daughter, is infatuated with army officers. To regain her attention, he joins the army. (imdb)
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Fanny and Alexander Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Summary: The title characters are children in the exuberant and colorful Ekdahl household in a Swedish town early in the twentieth century... (imdb)
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Pistolen Pistolen (1973)
Summary: An aristocratic old lady ponders committing suicide.
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Den røde kappe Den røde kappe (1967)
Summary: The story, based on an ancient legend, concerns Hagbard (Oleg Vidov), the son of a slain Norse king. Seeking revenge against the rival clan responsible for the killing, Hagbard calms down long enough to establish a truce. (allmovie.com)
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Mot nya tider Mot nya tider (1939)
Summary: A Swedish drama from 1939 about the social and political developments in Sweden from 1885 until the dissolution of the union in 1905. The year is 1885, Christina Nilsson sings "Fourteen years I believe certain that I was" in the Grand Hotel's Great Hall . She also sings from the balcony of the hotel and the panic arising among listeners outside the hotel.
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Here Here's Your Life (1966)
Summary: A 1966 Swedish drama film directed by Jan Troell, based on the second of Eyvind Johnson's semi-autobiographical series of four novels Romanen om Olof, about a working-class boy growing up in northern Sweden. (en.wikipedia.org)
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My Sister, My Love My Sister, My Love (1966)
Summary: A young nobleman, named Jacob (Per Oscarsson) returns from France to his home and cherished sister Charlotte (Bibi Andersson) who is engaged to Baron Alsameden (Jarl Kulle). (imdb)
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Skolka skolan Skolka skolan (1949)
Summary: Margareta is tired of school and plays sick, her mother calls in for a doctor which also happens to be Margareta's great love - her love is mutual and soon they marry...
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Blow Hot, Blow Cold Blow Hot, Blow Cold (1969)
Summary: A man kills the former employer of his wife then attempts to use the same method with another victim. (allrovi.com)
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June Night June Night (1940)
Summary: Young Karin Nordbäck lives in a small town. She has a relationship with a sailor, but when she tries to leave him, he shoots her. She survives and begins a new life in Stockholm. There she meets kind people and new friends but the newspapers find her and start to write about her. (imdb)
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Glasberget Glasberget (1953)
Summary: The successful glass artist Stellan Sylvester ends up in the hospital after a car accident. He looks back at his life and finds it empty and meaningless. He falls in love with the nurse Marta but when he finds out that she is engaged, life turns out to be even more meaningless.
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Min kära är en ros Min kära är en ros (1963)
Summary: A middle-aged doctor begins a relationship with a teenage girl. His best friend is dating the girl's mother. A group of boys plan to blackmail the doctor or expose him as a paedophile. (imdb)
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Lockfågeln Lockfågeln (1971)
Summary: On his death-bed, Per Henrik Pistolekors must promise his father two things: first of all to kill king Gustav III, who his father hates; second, to take his half-sister Annarella to Stockholm to find her a rich and noble husband.
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The Girl from the Third Row The Girl from the Third Row (1949)
Summary: A ring passes between several different people, giving the bearer or someone close a new meaning to life.
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The Dress The Dress (1964)
Summary: Edit is pleased that her mother agrees to let her buy a dress she loves, but which in fact is made for an adult woman. (imdb)
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Livat på luckan Livat på luckan (1951)
Summary: Johansson has managed to stay away from the military service for several years. But now his time has come.
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Seger i mörker Seger i mörker (1954)
Summary: The story about Gustaf Dalén, the farm boy who became one of Swedens greatest inventors.
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Kvartetten som sprängdes Kvartetten som sprängdes (1950)
Summary: In a small Swedish town during the aftermath of World War 1, an accountant and his two journalist friends enter the stock market but the results are not as good as expected.
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Stampen Stampen (1955)
Summary: Pawnshop assistant Patrick and maid Viveka meet by chance and become fond of each other, but none of them want to reveal his real profession for the other. Soon, this puts the intricacies started with misunderstanding, burglary and a forged painting.
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Gabrielle Gabrielle (1954)
Summary: While Bertil Lindström works at the Swedish embassy in Paris, his wife Gabrielle spends the summer alone in Sweden. After a phone call to her, he starts to think of all the things she can possibly be doing separated from him.
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The Girls The Girls (1968)
Summary: Aristophanes' Lysistrata inspires the contemporary Swedish actresses embodying its characters to end, perhaps, the war of the sexes.
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Stimulantia Stimulantia (1967)
Summary: An anthology film, compiling personal short films made by several Swedish directors.
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Shame Shame (1968)
Summary: Ingmar Bergman's psychological study of how humans react in a situation of war. The film takes place on Gotland, where invasion forces arrives. (imdb)
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Autumn Sonata Autumn Sonata (1978)
Summary: After having neglected her children for many years, world famous pianist Charlotte visits her daughter Eva in her home.
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Face to Face Face to Face (1976)
Summary: A sensitive exploration of the tragic irony of the psychiatrist suffering with mental illness. Dr. Jenny... (imdb)
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The Devil The Devil's Eye (1960)
Summary: The devil has a stye in his eye, caused by the purity of a vicar's daughter. To get rid of it, he sends... (imdb)
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Through a Glass Darkly Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Summary: On an island, Karin, a recently released mentally sick young woman, is spending her vacation with her husband Martin... (imdb)
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Smiles of a Summer Night Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
Summary: A small town at the turn of the century. Lawer Fredrik Egerman has an ingénue-wife, Anne, and a grown-up son, Henrik, from an earlier marriage. His wife is still untouched, and instead he meets his former mistress Desiree after her performance at the theatre. They leave the theatre together and Egerman falls in one of the puddles. Desiree takes him to her home and Egerman changes into a night-shirt, owned by count Malcolm, Desirees present lover... (imdb)
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Wild Strawberries Wild Strawberries (1957)
Summary: After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. (imdb)
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The Seventh Seal The Seventh Seal (1957)
Summary: A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (imdb)
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Winter Light Winter Light (1963)
Summary: On a cold winter's Sunday, the pastor of a small rural church (Tomas Ericsson) performs service for a tiny congregation; though he is suffering from a cold and a severe crisis of faith (imdb)
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The Magician The Magician (1958)
Summary: When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports... (imdb)
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A Lesson in Love A Lesson in Love (1954)
Summary: After 15 years of marriage, David and Marianne have grown apart. David has had an affair with a patient... (imdb)
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Dokument Fanny och Alexander Dokument Fanny och Alexander (1986)
Summary: A documentary of the making of Fanny and Alexander
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The Rite The Rite (1969)  - TV Movie
Summary: A judge in an unnamed country interviews three actors, together and singly, provoking them while investigating a pornographic performance for which they may face a fine. Their relationships are complicated: Sebastian, volatile, a heavy drinker, in debt, guilty of killing his former partner, is having an affair with that man's wife. She is Thea, high strung, prone to fits, and seemingly fragile, currently married to Sebastian's new partner, Hans. Hans is the troupe leader. (imdb)
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Loving Couples Loving Couples (1964)
Summary: Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives. (imdb)
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Två kvinnor Två kvinnor (1947)
Summary: When Cecelia is taken to the hospital after an attempt made on her life her husband finds out details about her past that she'd kept hidden from him.
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Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie (1963)  - TV Movie
Summary: Vilgot Sjöman (I Am Curious -- Yellow 1967) and a crew from Swedish Television followed Ingmar Bergman during the filming of Winter Light and came away with a five-part documentary, including set construction, rehearsals, editing, and behind-the-camera conversations with Bergman and the cast and crew, and audience reactions to the film. (imdb)
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Music in Darkness Music in Darkness (1948)
Summary: The heart-wrenching story of a wealthy, artistic young man who goes blind after an accident during military service and who must learn to live with his condition. (MovieMail-online.co.uk)
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Sawdust and Tinsel Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)
Summary: On a gray morning, a circus caravan arrives in the town where Albert the ringmaster's family lives.... (imdb)
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Secrets of Women Secrets of Women (1952)
Summary: Rakel, Marta, Karin and Annette are married to four brothers. While waiting in a summer cottage for their husbands to come home, they tell each other stories about their marriages (imdb)
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Dreams Dreams (1955)
Summary: Two women, a fashion editor nearing her mid-thirties and a model who's just twenty, go to Gothenburg for a photo shoot. Suzanne calls her lover, desperate to see him. Doris, the model, is stopped on the street by an elegant older man who offers to buy her the gown she is eyeing in a boutique window. Later that day, each women meets up with her man, and seduction seems imminent... (imdb)
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Persona Persona (1966)
Summary: A nurse is put in charge of a actress who can't talk and finds that the actresses persona is melding with hers.