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Director  Carl-Gustav Nykvist
Music director  Hakan Moller
Country  Sweden
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Language  Swedish
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Release date  15 September 1989 (1989-09-15)
Writer  Carl-Gustav Nykvist, Lasse Summanen
Initial release  September 15, 1989 (Sweden)
Screenplay  Carl-Gustav Nykvist, Lasse Summanen
Cast  Amanda Ooms (Linnea), Helena Bergström (Anna), Stellan Skarsgård (Willy), Percy Brandt (Fischer), Lars Ori Bäckström (Holger), Katarina Olsson (Gerda)
Similar movies  Helena Bergstrom movies, Set in Sweden, Dramas

The Women on the Roof (Swedish: Kvinnorna på taket) is a 1989 Swedish film written and directed by Carl-Gustav Nykvist. It stars Amanda Ooms and Helena Bergström. It was entered into the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. At the 25th Guldbagge Awards, Stellan Skarsgård won the award for Best Actor. The film was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 62nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

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Plot

An innocent and beautiful girl, Linnea (Amanda Ooms) rents an apartment in Stockholm just before World War I. As she works for an old man who owns a photography studio she meets Anna, a photographer (Helena Bergstrom) with whom she develops a complex friendship. Anna’s circus-performer boyfriend and European politics complicate Linnea’s routine.

Cast

  • Amanda Ooms - Linnea
  • Helena Bergström - Anna
  • Stellan Skarsgård - Willy
  • Percy Brandt - Fischer
  • Lars Ori Bäckström - Holger
  • Katarina Olsson - Gerda
  • Leif Andrée - Oskar
  • Stig Ossian Ericson - Vicar
  • Johan Bergenstråhle - Photographer Halling
  • References

    The Women on the Roof Wikipedia
    The Women on the Roof IMDb The Women on the Roof themoviedb.org


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