After losing his son in a traffic accident and his wife to mental illness, Harry moves to a gloomy Stockholm suburb. A local youth gang is harassing the neighborhood and Harry comes up with the idea of hiring the gang to kill the bureaucrats who are responsible for the construction of the suburb. The film is a fierce critique of the political project of building suburbs designed only for workers to sleep in and also wants to have a say in the debate over nature vs nurture.
An established writer goes to the Nobel Prize Banquet in Stockholm. He is a family man. In the background another woman. A suicide attempt. His work is rejected by the publisher.
About the individuals who live in a mad-house. This kind of people usually seem to be quite normal. However, from one scene to another they may dramatically change, thereby revealing their deep problems with themselves and the society they cannot live in anymore.
A sick man asks his friend to help him dig a pit.
A retelling of E.T.A Hoffmann's gothic story "The Sandman" and the opera "Tales of Hoffmann", ever since childhood, Hoffmann has been haunted by The Sandman and believed that a visitor to his father was really The Sandman, while traveling to Veneice he encounters a strange glass vendor who reappears through out his life. This film was never completed.
Ilse Siedel lives her life in a wheelchair. Through her window she follows what is happening outside. In her imagination she deals with how to conquer some love for herself.
Carlo Goldoni's comedy 'I rusteghi' as adapted for Swedish television portrays the intrigues of the upper class in Venice in 1760.
A comedy by Hans Alfredson.
Somewhere in the archipelago outside Sandhamn lives the barber Assar Gustafsson and his 17-year old daughter Anna-Bella...
Pettersson and Bendel are both worn, run-down and broke. Despite this they decide to start a business and become rich. Unexperienced they are open to any deal. They tamper, scam and exploit loopholes that exist.
"The Hangman" - The events take place in two periods of time. In the Middle Ages a group of men sit and discuss the evil at the tavern. With the hangman close by. 1930s: a dance hall where many people gathered. A jazz orchestra of colored musicians entertain. When the musicians take a break to eat, they are denied this by a Nazi.
When a ship sinks during a storm, a slave from the industrial island of Plutonia is washed up on the beaches of paradise island Melonia, where the "all-powerful" wizard Prospero and his strange friends reside.
The horse Isabella is the circus director Gustavsson's pride. But the master criminal Ville Vessla has an evil plan for Isabella.
Documentary about the production of Per Åhlin's feature film Resan till Melonia
Valentin Karlberg is reported missing in Stockholm and Detective Roland Hassel must find him before it's too late.
In this feature version of the Swedish TV series "13 Demon Street," a 50,000-year-old woman is found frozen in an ice field, and a man's death is foretold in dreams.
A study in forgiveness as oppression and goodness as provocation. Six youth criminals are chosen to participate in a social experiment where they are assigned to live together in a rundown apartment in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. The six boys are being supervised by two forgiving and uneasy social workers. Their need to continue to commit petty crimes escalates out of boredom with the situation. One night they run into a young girl in trouble.
Pretentious critic Cornelius is writing a biography on a famous cellist and to do some research he stays in the critic's house for a few days. He doesn't manage to get an interview with the man, but by talking to all the women who live with him, he comes to learn a lot about the musician's private life none the less. Cornelius then decides to use this information to blackmail the cellist into performing a composition that he, Cornelius, has written.
Gustav Vasa struggles to keep power while dealing with the Dacke War in his own country and his foreign debts.
Harry Lund is having a bad day. First he gets fired. And then loses his entire fortune at an illegal gambling club. On his way out, he is assaulted and drugged by unknown men, and wakes up in a car with another man. A very dead man. A very murdered man. And Harry's penknife sticks out of his body. Harry flees in panic to Stockholm. And now not only the bad guys are close on his heels - but also the police...
In the end of 1939, the Soviet Union attacks Finland. In Sweden, 100.000 men are quickly drafted to guard the northeastern border. Men, who have almost no military training, are suddenly expected to behave as full-fledged soldiers. In one of the units we find 107 Andersson, 111 Loffe and a bunch of men with nicknames as Morsgrisen and Stora Norrland. After some months, the war in Finland is over, but World War II continues and the unit moves to the western border of Sweden, where the men have to stay for many years to come. Sweden is not at war, but some of the men are frightened that the Nazis will one day attack this country.
An annual Swedish Christmas calendar television series.