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The Women on the Roof

1989 1h 36m Drama List
Reviews A new arrival from the country, young Linnea (Amanda Ooms) attempts to adjust to life in pre-World War I Stockholm. She's finding the transition to city living difficult, but things improve when Linnea meets Anna (Helena Bergström), a beautiful photographer, and the two strike up a friendship. That close relationship soon becomes an intense romance, but their bond is threatened when Anna's boyfriend, Willy (Stellan Skarsgard), turns up and complicates matters. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis A new arrival from the country, young Linnea (Amanda Ooms) attempts to adjust to life in pre-World War I Stockholm. She's finding the transition to city living difficult, but things improve when Linnea meets Anna (Helena Bergström), a beautiful photographer, and the two strike up a friendship. That close relationship soon becomes an intense romance, but their bond is threatened when Anna's boyfriend, Willy (Stellan Skarsgard), turns up and complicates matters.
Director
Carl-Gustaf Nykvist
Producer
Katanka Farago
Screenwriter
Carl-Gustaf Nykvist, Lasse Summanen
Production Co
Svensk Filmindustri, Filmhuset AS, Svenska Filminstitutet, SVT Drama
Genre
Drama
Original Language
Swedish
Runtime
1h 36m