About

A boy, obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle in 1959 Sweden.

7.6
115
Directed by

Lasse Hallström

Written by

Lasse Hallström (Screenplay)
Reidar Jönsson (Screenplay)
Per Berglund (Screenplay)
Brasse Brännström (Screenplay)

Runtime

102 minutes

Country

Sweden

Language

Swedish

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book sweden boxing 1950s dog loneliness rural setting uncle underdog tomboy

Lists

#668 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Director Lasse Hallström

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Lasse Hallström