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Fanny & Alexander

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Original title
Fanny och Alexander (Fanny and Alexander) aka
  • Fanny & Alexander
Running time
197 min.
Sweden Sweden
Ingmar Bergman
Daniel Bell
Sven Nykvist
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Co-production Sweden-France-Germany; Svenska Filminstitutet / SVT Drama / Personafilm / Gaumont
Drama | 1900s. Childhood. Family Relationships. Religion
Synopsis / Plot
The story is set in 1907 Uppsala, Sweden, and deals with a young boy named Alexander, his sister Fanny, and their well-to-do family, the Ekdahls. The siblings' parents are both involved in theater and are happily married until the father's sudden death. Shortly thereafter, the mother mistakenly marries a conservative church leader, and their lives change forever.
1983: 4 Academy Awards: Movie Foreign, Cinematography, Art Direction, Costume Design. 6 Nominations
1983: Golden Globes: Best Foreign Film. 2 nominations
1983: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Film, Direction and Actor (Jarl Kulle)
1983: BAFTA Awards: Best Cinematography. 3 Nominations
1983: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Director & Best Foreign Film
1983: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Cinem. & Foreign Language Film
1983: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1983: Venice: FIPRESCI
1983: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film, Director and Screenplay
1983: César Awards: Best Foreign Film
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