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F-0222

Title:

Juloratoriet
Christmas Oratorio
(Australia)

Category:

S

Produced:

1996

Country:

Sweden

Released:

Film: Sep 1996 (Sweden)
VHS: Jun 1996

Director:

Kjell-Åke Andersson

Writer:

Kjell-Åke Andersson; Kjell Sundstedt; Göran Tunström (novel)

Actors:

Peter Haber (Aron Nordensson); Johan Widerberg (Sidner Nordensson); Henrik Linnros (Sidner as child); Lena Endre (Solveig Nordensson); Sophia Johansson (Eva-Lisa); Irina Sagtegen (Eva-Lisa as child); Krister Henriksson (Victor Udde); Axel Widegren (Victor as a child); Viveka Seldahl (Fanny Udde); Tomas von Brömssen (Cannon king); Robbie Baines (Splendid as a child); Torgny 'Kingen' Karlsson (Splendid); Sif Ruud (Selma Lagerlöf); Gerd Hegnell (Sauce queen); Per Oscarsson (Fälldin)

Description:

The 1930s. Sidner's mother Solveig dies in a very unfortunate bicycle accident involving some cows. Sidner, his sister and his father Aron move to Sunne to work at a hotel. Aron tries hard to leave the sweet memories of his wife behind him but that isn't made easier by the fact that he always meets her ghost. Aron gets himself a penfriend, a young girl in New Zealand called Tessa. He starts to dream of beginning a new life on the other side of the world. Will his dreams come true and can they help him to cure his regret over the death of his wife? (Mattias Thuresson)

Language:

Swedish

TT:

124 min

J.S. Bach's Music:

Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248
John Eliot Gardiner / Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists
From: J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio · Weihnachs-Oratorium · Oratorio de Noël (Archiv Produktion) [V-5]
See: Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248 - conducted by John Eliot Gardiner

Format:

Film: Color, Dolby
VHS: (Classical, NTSC)

Company:

Film: Sandrews; Sveriges Television (SVT); The Gibson Group
VHS: Hänssler Classics

Comments:

Watch selections:

Buy movie at:

VHS: Amazon.com

Source/Links: IMDB
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (November 2007)

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