Browse by Country - Sweden

The Seventh Seal (1957)

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Gunnar Bjornstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson

Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges h... Read more

The Magician (1959)

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjornstrand

Set in the 1840s in Stockholm, the mystery and enigma of life and death itself are embodied in Vogler, the magician who runs "Vogler's Magnetic Health... Read more

Hour of the Wolf (1968)

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson

This surreal Gothic drama by Swedish master Ingmar Bergman stars Max von Sydow as Johan, a troubled artist who is literally haunted by demons from his... Read more

Elvira Madigan (1967)

Director: Bo Widerberg
Starring: Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren

Is a simple and tragic story of a young Swedish officer who falls in love with a beautiful circus performer. Outstanding photography makes this film.... Read more

Summer with Monika (1952)

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg

An early Ingmar Bergman-directed melodrama about a trusting, perplexed young storeroom clerk (Lars Ekborg), whose summer interlude with the aggressive... Read more

Montenegro (1981)

Director: Dusan Makavejev
Starring: Susan Anspach, Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson

Funny, bizarre, surreal, sensual, unpredictable. Dusan Makavejev's 'Montenegro' follows Susan Anspach, a middle-class Swedish housewife who gets embro... Read more

The Sacrifice (1986)

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Valerie Mairesse

Andrei Tarkovsky's epitaph, a dark and complex film about redemption and nuclear holocaust, filmed inexile from his native Russia in Sweden, and starr... Read more

Haxan - Witchcraft Through The Ages (1922)

Director: Benjamin Christensen
Starring: Maren Pedersen, Emmy Schoenfield, Oscar Stribolt, Narrated by, William Burroughs

This semi-documentary opens with a series of medieval prints and follows with re-enactments of old legends concerning crones, evil-minded monks and th... Read more

My Life As A Dog (1985)

Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Starring: Anton Glanzelius, Tomas Von Bromssen, Anki Liden

A completely enchanting and bittersweet film in which a young boy is shipped off to spend the summer with his uncle after his mother falls ill. A touc... Read more

Breaking the Waves (1996)

Director: Lars von Trier
Starring: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgard, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier

The extraordinary story of a young, simple-minded, God-fearing Scottish woman who willingly takes on lovers in the belief that it will cure her paraly... Read more