Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander (1982)

  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1982-12-17
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 725 ratings
  • Runtime: 3h 8min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Cinematograph AB
  • Production Country: Sweden, Germany, France
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As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company. After their father dies unexpectedly, however, the siblings end up in a joyless home when their mother, Emilie, marries a stern bishop. The bleak situation gradually grows worse as the bishop becomes more controlling, but dedicated relatives make a valiant attempt to aid Emilie, Fanny and Alexander.

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    Sound Benjamin Britten Music
    Sound Frans Helmerson Music
    Sound Daniel Bell Music
    Sound Marianne Jacobs Music
    Production Jörn Donner Producer
    Camera Sven Nykvist Director of Photography
    Art Susanne Lingheim Set Designer
    Editing Sylvia Ingemarsson Editor
    Sound Robert Schumann Music
    Art Anna Asp Set Designer
    Production Daniel Toscan du Plantier Producer
    Production Renzo Rossellini Co-Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Marik Vos-Lundh Costume Designer
    Art Anna Asp Art Direction
    Art Susanne Lingheim Set Decoration
    Sound Björn Gunnarsson Sound
    Sound Lasse Liljeholm Sound
    Sound Bo Persson Sound
    Sound Owe Svensson Sound
    Costume & Make-Up Barbro Holmbring Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Anna-Lena Melin Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Leif Qviström Makeup Artist
    Crew Bengt Lundgren Special Effects
    Directing Ingmar Bergman Director
    Writing Ingmar Bergman Writer
    Art Cecilia Iversen Painter