| Drama, Romance
Olof lives alone on a farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik. Olof advertises for a housekeeper, and Ellen arrives. During summer Olof's heart and Erik's desires develops.
Sweden's official submission as Best Foreign Language Film at the 2000's Oscar.
$5,954 (USA) (10 August 2001)
$288,083 (USA) (3 March 2002)