AwardsInternational Emmy Award for Drama CastMona Malm (Ester Hershagen), Gösta Bredefeldt (Allan Hershagen), Erland Josephson (Per Gunnarsson), Jan Malmsjö (Leon Mark), Sven Wollter (Erik Sandström), Ingvar Hirdwall (Egon Andersson) Similar moviesLars Molin directed The Tattooed Widow and wrote the screenplay for Repmanad
The Tattooed Widow (Swedish: Den tatuerade änkan) is a Swedish Emmy Award winning TV movie from 1998, written and directed by Lars Molin.
The film is centered on the 60 plus woman Ester, played by Mona Malm. Ester is living in a somewhat failed marriage where she is expected to take care of the household and be a good grandmother. But when a female relative, aunt Agnes, dies, everything changes. Agnes' death gives Ester new possibilities and becomes an impulse for her to live her dreams.
In 1999 The Tattooed Widow was awarded an Emmy Award for best international TV movie.