Fanny och Alexander
Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt, Pernilla Allwin, Kristian Almgren, Carl Billquist, Axel Düberg, Allan Edwall, Siv Ericks, Ewa Fröling, Patricia Gélin
8,1 from IMDB
Its the early twentieth century Sweden. Adolescent siblings Alexander and Fanny Ekdahl lead a relatively joyous and exuberant life with their well-off extended paternal family, led by the family matriarch, their grandmother, Helena Ekdahl. The openness of the family culture is exemplified by Helenas now deceased husband ending up becoming best friends with one of her lovers, a Jewish puppet maker named Isak Jacobi, and their Uncle Gustav Adolfs open liaison with one of the family maids, Maj, who everyone in the family adores, even Gustav Adolfs wife, Alma. Between the siblings, Alexander in particular has inherited the familys love of storytelling, his parents and his grandmother who are actors and who manage their own theater. Things change for Alexander and Fanny when their father, Oscar, dies shortly after Christmas 1907. Although she truly does believe she loves him, the childrens mother, Emilie, decides to marry Bishop Edvard Vergérus, who she first met as the officiate at ...