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A Song for Martin

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Original title
En Sång för Martin
Running time
117 min.
Sweden Sweden
Bille August
Stefan Nilsson
Jörgen Persson
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Svenska Filmkompaniet / Film i Väst / Helkon Media AG
Drama | Disease. Alzheimer's. Disability
Synopsis / Plot
Famous composer Martin meets concertmaster Barbara at one of his performances, and the two fall in love. After divorcing their spouses, Martin and Barbara marry and begin a happy life together. Five years later, as the couple is working on a new opera, Martin is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. As Martin's condition worsens and his personality changes, the couple strain to hold on to the love that once brought them together.
2001: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Actor (Wollter) & Actress (Seldahl)
2001: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Best Actor (Wollter) & Actress (Seldahl)
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