Fanny and Alexander Poster

Release Date: December 3rd, 1982

DVD Release Date: November 16th, 2004

R|3 hr 8 min

Plot Summary
As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny (Pernilla Allwin) and Alexander (Bertil Guve) 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 (Ewa Fröling), marries a stern bishop (Jan Malmsjö). 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.

Cast: Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Erland Josephson, Gunn Wållgren, Allan Edwall, Ewa Fröling, Jan Malmsjö, Harriet Andersson

Director: Ingmar Bergman

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Cinematograph AB, Gaumont, Persona Films, SVT Drama, Svenska Filminstitutet

Keywords: Fall, Rescue, Mother, Emotional, Love, Brother, Sister, Moving, Family

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Winner Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Winner Art Direction
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Directing
Winner Costume Design
Nominated Foreign Language Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Winner Foreign Language Film
Winner Cinematography
Winner Best Actor
Guldbagge Award (1982)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Best Director
Guldbagge Award (1982)
Winner Best Foreign Language Film
Winner Bästa film
Guldbagge Award (1982)