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Open Road

Sweden, 1948 (MIFF 1956, The Magic Carpet)

Director: Arne Sucksdorff

The last night in a gypsy encampment before the gypsies move on in the early morning to new quarters.

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A Divided World

Sweden, 1948
The film captures the harshness of the struggle for existence between the stoats, foxes, hares and owls in the dark cold of a winter's night in a Swedish forest. ... More »

Dream Valley

Sweden, 1948
Originally titled "Soria-Moria", this film, capturing the mood of the Norwegian countryside, recalls Sucksdorff's earlier film WIND FROM THE WEST. The film, as always pleasantly photographed, explore… More »

Wind From The West

Sweden, 1942
A blend of fact and fantasy, set in the land of the Lapps in northernmost Sweden. In a schoolhouse young Nils sits dreamily longing that lie might go with the older Lapps on their yearly migration to… More »

Summer Interlude

Sweden, 1950
The lives of the inhabitants of a Swedish seaboard village that becomes a resort in summer are contrasted with those of visitors. The atmosphere of a little fishing village is beautifully caught, the… More »

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