1 September 2020 | martinpersson97
One of the best movies made in Sweden
My home country of Sweden have a rich history of revolutionary movie making, providing great artists such as Ingmar Bergman, Suzanne Osten, Lukas Moodyson, Bo Wideberg, and, of course, Jan Troell.
A movie nominated for the Best Foreign language Oscar is bound to be great, but what Troell gave us here is something unlike anything seen before.
It is a movie consisting of deep allegories, sometimes sparse in dialogue and camerawork and cinematography that is absolutely outstanding, making it a good mix of art and technological achivements.
The actors do a fantastic job, especially Max Von Sydow, who delivers a captivating performance as always - and you can really feel with the main protagonists in their darkest hours.
Overall, a fantastic achivement in what Sweden can produce, both in terms of visuals, but also in writing and in terms of pure art!