Top Swedish Language movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on DVD The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Synopsis
A journalist and a rebellious computer hacker team up to investigate the unsolved disappearance of wealthy Henrik Vanger's niece, only to uncover dark secrets about Vanger's powerful family in this adaptation of the bestseller by Stieg Larsson.
Cast
Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Sven-Bertil Taube, Peter Haber, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson, Marika Lagercrantz, Ingvar Hirdwall, Björn Granath, Ewa Fröling
Director
Director
Niels Arden Oplev
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Girl Who Played with Fire on DVD The Girl Who Played with Fire
Synopsis
Hacker Lisbeth Salander becomes the prime suspect when two journalists die after magazine publisher Mikael Blomkvist launches an expose of the Swedish sex trade, so the vampiric Salander vanishes as Blomkvist digs deep into a possible conspiracy.
Cast
Cast
Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson, Michalis Koutsogiannakis, Annika Hallin, Sofia Ledarp, Jacob Ericksson, Reuben Sallmander, Yasmine Garbi, Hans Christian Thulin, Georgi Staykov, Micke Spreitz, Tehilla Blad
Director
Director
Daniel Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest on DVD The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Synopsis
The third in the original trio of films inspired by author Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Trilogy," this thriller follows feisty computer hacker Lisbeth Salander as she finds herself hospitalized, suspected of murder and targeted for death by thugs.
Cast
Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Jacob Ericksson, Sofia Ledarp, Anders Ahlbom, Micke Spreitz, Georgi Staykov, Mirja Turestedt, Hans Alfredson
Director
Director
Daniel Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Let the Right One In on DVD Let the Right One In
Synopsis
The constant target of bullies, 12-year-old Oskar spends his time plotting revenge and collecting news clippings about the grisly murders plaguing his town. But things change when he meets a new girl named Eli, a misfit vampire who steals his heart.
Cast
Cast
Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl, Karin Bergquist, Peter Carlberg, Ika Nord, Mikael Rahm, Karl-Robert Lindgren, Anders T. Peedu
Director
Director
Tomas Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Horror, Foreign, Vampires, Foreign Horror, Scandinavia, Swedish Language
Rent My Life as a Dog on DVD My Life as a Dog
Synopsis
This Oscar-nominated gem offers an honest depiction of the often-confusing nature of childhood. Shipped off to live with his uncle for the summer, 12-year-old Ingmar finds unexpected adventures with the help of the town's warmhearted eccentrics. These experiences give him the strength to accept his life and eventually enjoy childhood.
Cast
Cast
Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén , Melinda Kinnaman, Kicki Rundgren, Lennart Hjulström
Director
Director
Lasse Hallström
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Foreign Comedies, Tearjerkers, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, Foreign Classics
Rent Wild Strawberries on DVD Wild Strawberries
Synopsis
Aging physician Isak Borg, begins to reflect on his life while en route to to receive an honorary degree. Along the way, a string of encounters causes him to experience hallucinations that expose his darkest fears, and he realizes that the choices he's made have rendered a life devoid of meaning.
Cast
Cast
Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jullan Kindahl, Folke Sundquist, Bjorn Bjelfvenstam, Max von Sydow
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Classic Dramas, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Foreign Art House, Scandinavia, Swedish Language
Rent As It Is in Heaven on DVD As It Is in Heaven
Synopsis
This Oscar-nominated drama tells the story of Daniel Dareus, a small-town boy who escaped his tiny village to become a famous conductor. A tragic mishap sends him back home in search of a fresh start, and he ends up leading the local choir
Cast
Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Helen Sjöholm , Lennart Jähkel , Ingela Olsson, Niklas Falk, Per Morberg, Ylva Lööf
Director
Director
Kay Pollak
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language
Rent Fanny and Alexander on DVD Fanny and Alexander
Synopsis
Director Ingmar Bergman's autobiographical drama, the 1984 Best Foreign Film Oscar winner, depicts a family in crisis after its lively patriarch (Allan Edwall) dies unexpectedly, leaving his grieving wife (Ewa Froling) desperate to provide stability for her children. The widow marries a minister, but their new life proves to be foreboding and lonesome, so it's up to the children's grandmother (Gunn Wallgren) to infuse joy into their existence.
Cast
Cast
Kristina Adolphson, Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Gunn Wallgren, Börje Ahlstedt, Allan Edwall, Ewa Fröling, Pernilla August, Christina Schollin, Mats Bergman, Anna Bergman, Gunnar Björnstrand, Harriet Andersson, Kristian Almgren, Stina Ekblad, Siv Ericks, Majlis Granlund, Maria Granlund
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Scandinavia, Foreign Must-See, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Everlasting Moments on DVD Everlasting Moments
Synopsis
After marrying charming but coarse Sigfrid (Mikael Persbrandt), Maria (Maria Heiskanen) finds that her life isn't the fairy tale she expected, as her husband gradually becomes more brutal. But when she becomes involved in photography, Maria gains a new lease on life. Filmmaker Jan Troell based this Golden Globe-nominated drama on a manuscript written by his wife, Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell, chronicling the events of her ancestors in the early 20th century.
Cast
Cast
Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen, Hans Alfredson, Jonas Bengtsson, Henrik Buchhave, Oskar Christensson, Petter Forkstam, Olle Frodin, Erik Gustafsson, Emil Jensen
Director
Director
Jan Troell
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Persona on DVD Persona
Synopsis
To achieve more effective treatment, a young nurse named Alma and her patient -- actress Elisabet, who has stopped speaking -- check into an isolated cottage by the sea, where one of them unravels.
Cast
Cast
Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jorgen Lindstrom
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Virgin Spring on DVD The Virgin Spring
Synopsis
On the way to deliver candles to a church, the virginal daughter (Birgitta Pettersson) of feudal landowner Töre (Max von Sydow) is savagely raped and murdered. But fate takes a vengeful hand when the killers unknowingly seek food and shelter at the girl's home. Will the grief-stricken Töre learn the truth about his visitors? Set in medieval Sweden, this disturbing tale directed by Ingmar Bergman earned an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Cast
Cast
Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson, Axel Duberg, Tor Isedal, Allan Edwall, Ove Porath, Axel Slangus, Gudrun Brost
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Art House, Foreign Must-See, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Through a Glass Darkly on DVD Through a Glass Darkly
Synopsis
Recently released from a mental institution, Karin is on holiday with her family. But their inability to give her love and support causes a mental breakdown that leads to a hallucinogenic episode during which Karin envisions God as a spider. Director Ingmar Bergman's experimental "chamber play", which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film, is part of his trilogy of faith that also includes Winter Light and The Silence (available on separate discs).
Cast
Cast
Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgard
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Art House, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Must-See, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Seventh Seal on DVD The Seventh Seal
Synopsis
Exhausted and disillusioned, a medieval knight makes the journey home after years of combat in the Crusades. But when the black-robed figure of Death confronts him, the knight challenges him to a game of chess.
Cast
Cast
Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe, Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Inga Gill, Maud Hansson, Inga Landgre, Gunnel Lindblom, Bertil Anderberg, Anders Ek
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Art House, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Classics
Rent Scenes from a Marriage on DVD Scenes from a Marriage
Synopsis
Widely considered one of Ingmar Bergman's best, this intense drama follows the marriage of Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Erland Josephson) as it deteriorates. When Marianne learns of Johan's infatuation with another woman, the relationship unravels, yet through it all, a deep, underlying love keeps the couple connected. This is the theatrical version of the film; also included is a theatrical-TV comparison and other extras.
Cast
Cast
Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Bibi Andersson, Jan Malmsjö, Gunnel Lindblom, Anita Wall, Barbro Hiort af Ornas
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Show Me Love on DVD Show Me Love
Synopsis
Elin (Alexandra Dahlstrom) and Agnes (Rebecka Liljeberg) are social opposites. While Elin is gorgeous, lively and wildly popular at school, Agnes is sullen, lonely and rejected as a nerdy lesbian. But when Agnes develops a crush on Elin, the exploration of love between them alleviates Elin's perpetual boredom. This Swedish award-winner reflects the joy and pain of relationships, the insecurity of youth and the courage it takes to be different.
Cast
Cast
Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecca Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust, Stefan Horberg, Ralph Carlsson
Director
Director
Lukas Moodysson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, LGBT, Lesbian, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Insomnia on DVD Insomnia
Synopsis
After he accidentally shoots his partner during a fog-shrouded stakeout, detective Jonas Engström covers his tracks -- but forgets that the suspect witnessed the killing. His guilty conscience and insomnia lead to a downward spiral.
Cast
Cast
Stellan Skarsgård, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Gisken Armand, Maria Bonnevie
Director
Director
Erik Skjoldbjaerg
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Foreign Must-See, Norwegian Language, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Anita: Swedish Nymphet on DVD Anita: Swedish Nymphet
Synopsis
This erotic tale centers on the alluring Anita (Swedish cult star Christina Lindberg), whose search for love leads to an empty life of nymphomania. Anita's self-destructive path takes a new turn when she meets college student Erik (Stellan Skarsgård), who tries to help her overcome her addiction. Erik plays the role of counselor as Anita slowly reveals her troubled past, but will his prescription of ultimate ecstasy really cure her?
Cast
Cast
Christina Lindberg, Stellan Skarsgård, Danièle Vlaminck, Michel David, Per Mattsson
Director
Director
Torgny Wickman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Steamy Romance, Swedish Language, Scandinavia, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Easy Money on DVD Easy Money
Synopsis
Three criminals' lives collide as they try to make it big, with a deadly chain of events initiated by an escaped crook battling the Serbian mob. His scheme to steal a fortune in cocaine is abetted by an impoverished con artist and an enforcer.
Cast
Cast
Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic, Lisa Henni, Mahmut Suvakci, Jones Danko, Lea Stojanov, Dejan Cukic, Miodrag Stojanovic, Joel Spira
Director
Director
Daniel Espinosa
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Autumn Sonata on DVD Autumn Sonata
Synopsis
In her final film performance, Ingrid Bergman stars as a famous pianist who sacrifices her career to reconcile with her neglected daughter, Eva. Tensions arise when she discovers Eva is caring for her other daughter, who is mentally impaired.
Cast
Cast
Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk, Arne Bang-Hansen, Gunnar Björnstrand, Erland Josephson, Georg Løkkeberg, Linn Ullmann
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Classics, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Together on DVD Together
Synopsis
In 1970s Sweden, abused wife Elisabeth (Lisa Lindgren) leaves her husband (Michael Nyqvist) and takes the couple's daughter and son to live with her brother Göran (Gustav Hammarsten), who runs a crowded commune in a small house where just about anything goes. The largely leftist group living in the commune shares household chores -- and occasionally bedroom arrangements -- in this film about the last gasp of free living and free love in Sweden.
Cast
Cast
Lisa Lindgren, Michael Nyqvist, Emma Samuelsson, Sam Kessel, Gustav Hammarsten
Director
Director
Lukas Moodysson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Foreign LGBT, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Winter Light on DVD Winter Light
Synopsis
The second of writer-director Ingmar Bergman's trilogy of faith, a suicidal fisherman goes to local priest Tomas Ericsson in search of guidance, but the pastor is equally absorbed in despair, overcome with anger, apathy and doubt. Ericsson's severe hopelessness fuels a growing divide between himself, his mistress, his parishioners -- and God -- in Bergman's stark, black-and-white depiction of one man's spiritual crisis.
Cast
Cast
Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom, Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall, Kolbjorn Knudsen, Olof Thunberg, Elsa Ebbesen
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Art House, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Smiles of a Summer Night on DVD Smiles of a Summer Night
Synopsis
Director Ingmar Bergman weaves an intricate romantic ruse with his film about a country estate that becomes a matchmaking haven in turn-of-the-century Sweden. During a long, lazy summer, eight singles gradually become four couples, often switching partners along the way. Some of Swedish cinema's most celebrated faces appear, including Gunnar Bjornstrand, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson and Ulla Jacobsson.
Cast
Cast
Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jarl Kulle, Ake Fridell, Bjorn Bjelfvenstam, Naima Wifstrand
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Romance, Swedish Language, Foreign Classics, Scandinavia, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Saraband on DVD Saraband
Synopsis
Writer-director Ingmar Bergman tells the tale of a once-broken family and another that's beginning to fall apart. Long divorced, Johan and Marianne rekindle their romance during a stay at Johan's summerhouse. He's been hiding out there with his son, Henrik (the product of a former marriage), and his granddaughter, Karin. Karin finds a maternal confidant in Marianne, airing her woes about living with her father and longing for her dead mother.
Cast
Cast
Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Börje Ahlstedt, Julia Dufvenius, Gunnel Fred
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Scandinavia, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent The Silence on DVD The Silence
Synopsis
In the last of Ingmar Bergman's trilogy of faith, three passengers travel through a foreign country on the brink of war. After falling ill, Ester (Ingrid Thulin) checks into a hotel room, with her sister Anna (Gunnel Lindblom) and Anna's son, Johan, occupying the adjoining suite. Anna ventures out into town and attracts the attention of a local waiter. When Anna tells Ester of her escapade, their emotional rift deepens.
Cast
Cast
Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten, Hakan Jahnberg, Jorgen Lindstrom
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Art House, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent I Am Curious: Yellow on DVD I Am Curious: Yellow
Synopsis
Director Vilgot Sjöman's controversial feature follows Lena, a rebellious young woman who seeks to gain more understanding of the social and political conditions in 1960s Sweden while exploring her own sexuality.
Cast
Cast
Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren, Marie Göranzon, Anders Ek, Martin Luther King Jr.
Director
Director
Vilgot Sjöman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Classic Dramas, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Steamy Romance, Foreign Art House, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Patrik, Age 1.5 on DVD Patrik, Age 1.5
Synopsis
Gay couple Sven and Goran adopt a child. But when Patrik arrives in their lives, it turns out that he's not 1.5 years old as they were told by the adoption agency -- he's a rebellious, homophobic 15-year-old.
Cast
Cast
Gustaf Skarsgård, Torkel Petersson, Tom Ljungman , Amanda Davin, Annika Hallin, Jacob Ericksson, Anette Sevreus, Mats Blomgren, Malin Cederblad, Antti Reini, Mirja Burlin, Marie Delleskog
Director
Director
Ella Lemhagen
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Comedies, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Sacrifice on DVD The Sacrifice
Synopsis
This double bill packages Andrei Tarkovsky's final film, The Sacrifice, with a documentary chronicling the production of the film. In The Sacrifice, a birthday party is interrupted by news that World War III has begun and mankind faces annihilation.
Cast
Cast
Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Gudrun Gisladottir, Sven Wollter, Valerie Mairesse, Filippa Franzen, Tommy Kjellquist, Per Källman, Tommy Nordahl
Director
Director
Andrei Tarkovsky
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Art House, Foreign Classics, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Evil on DVD Evil
Synopsis
Adapted from a best-selling novel, this Swedish drama follows rebellious teenager Erik (Andreas Wilson) as he's expelled from high school for fighting and sent to the prestigious Stjärsnberg Academy. Having endured many beatings from his father, Erik is dismayed to face a similar threat from the academy's senior students, who bully the younger ones mercilessly. But this time, Erik is determined not to crack and lash out in violence.
Cast
Cast
Andreas Wilson, Henrik Lundstrom, Gustaf Skarsgård, Jesper Salen, Marie Richardson, Johan Rabaeus, Kjell Bergqvist, Linda Gyllenberg
Director
Director
Mikael Håfström
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Swedish Language, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent The Bridge on DVD The Bridge
Synopsis
When a body is found on the bridge straddling the border between Denmark and Sweden, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish detective Saga Norén must work together to find the killer.
Cast
Cast
Sofia Helin, Kim Bodnia, Dag Malmberg, Puk Scharbau, Emil Birk Hartmann, Rafael Pettersson, Anette Lindbäck, Said William Legue, Kristina Brändén Whitaker
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Crime Dramas, TV Dramas, Swedish Language, Danish Language, Scandinavia
Rent A Song for Martin on DVD A Song for Martin
Synopsis
A middle-aged violinist (Viveka Seldahl) starts a brand-new life when she weds a renowned composer (Sven Wollter), only to find their happiness short-lived as her husband is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and gradually succumbs its ravages. Featuring impressive performances, director Bille August's incisive drama is harrowing in its portrayal of how the illness inexorably takes away memories and personality.
Cast
Cast
Sven Wollter, Viveka Seldahl, Reine Brynolfsson, Linda Kallgren, Lisa Werlinder, Peter Engman, Klas Dahlstedt, Lo Wahl, Kristina Törnqvist, Jonna Ekdahl
Director
Director
Bille August
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language
Rent Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages on DVD Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages
Synopsis
In this legendary Danish silent film, writer-director Benjamin Christensen traces the history of witchcraft and the occult, using reenactments to explore parallels with intolerant attitudes toward psychiatric patients in the early 20th century. Blending science, humor and horror, Christensen covers possession, satanism, grave robbing and more. The 1968 version of the film, narrated by William S. Burroughs, is also included.
Cast
Cast
William S. Burroughs, Astrid Holm, Elisabeth Christensen, Ella La Cour, Emmy Schonfeld, Karen Winther, Maren Pedersen
Director
Director
Benjamin Christensen
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Silent Films, Foreign Classics, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Songs from the Second Floor on DVD Songs from the Second Floor
Synopsis
Co-winner of the Jury Prize at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, writer-director Roy Andersson's absurdist drama pieces together unrelated vignettes to craft an arresting, abstract portrait of life at the turn of the millennium. A magician accidentally bisects an audience member; a boy writes poetry nonstop until he's committed to a psychiatric facility; a man torches his furniture store, then goes into business selling crucifixes.
Cast
Cast
Lars Nordh, Stefan Larsson, Torbjorn Fahlstrom, Sten Andersson, Lucio Vucino
Director
Director
Roy Andersson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Faithless on DVD Faithless
Synopsis
A screenwriter summons his muse in the form of a memory as he sits down to write a script about a past affair. After Marianne appears to him and discusses his ideas for the story, she's transformed into the main character of the film he's writing.
Cast
Cast
Lena Endre, Erland Josephson, Krister Henriksson, Thomas Hanzon, Michelle Gylemo, Juni Dahr, Marie Richardson, Stina Ekblad, Philip Zandén, Therese Brunnander
Director
Director
Liv Ullmann
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Languages, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Scandinavia
Rent Exposed on DVD Exposed
Synopsis
A pretty young teen finds her innocence lost when an unguarded night of revelry yields shameful secrets -- and a stack of nude pictures that could ruin her life. But to get her hands on the negatives, she'll have to expose herself even further. Swedish actress Christina Lindberg stars in this slice of 1970s erotica that made her an international celebrity when it premiered to much fanfare at the Cannes Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Christina Lindberg, Heinz Hopf, Björn Adelly, Siv Ericks, Janne Carlsson, Birgitta Molin, Margit Carlqvist, Bert-Åke Varg, Lennart Lindberg, Håkan Westergren, Tor Isedal
Director
Director
Gustav Wiklund
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Steamy Romance, Scandinavia, Foreign Romance, Swedish Language
Rent All Things Fair on DVD All Things Fair
Synopsis
World War II is raging in Europe, but in neutral Sweden, 15-year-old Stig (Johan Widerberg) finds himself falling in love with his 37-year-old teacher, Viola (Marika Lagercrantz). Ignored by her hard-drinking husband (Tomas von Brömssen), Viola is vulnerable and plunges headlong into the affair. But when Stig begins to court a girl his own age, Viola erupts in a fit of rage. The drama received an Oscar nod for Best Foreign Language Film.
Cast
Cast
Marika Lagercrantz, Johan Widerberg, Tomas von Brömssen, Karin Huldt, Nina Gunke, Björn Kjellman, Kenneth Milldoff, Frida Lindholm
Director
Director
Bo Widerberg
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent You, the Living on DVD You, the Living
Synopsis
This tragicomedy comprises a series of 50 shorts that explore the dark side of existence and the complexity of the human condition. Andersson's twisted fable mines the bleakest circumstances time and again to reveal a surprising element of humor.
Cast
Cast
Jessika Lundberg, Elisabet Helander, Björn Englund, Leif Larsson, Ollie Olson
Director
Director
Roy Andersson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Sound of Noise on DVD Sound of Noise
Synopsis
In this absurdist comedy, only a tone-deaf, music-hating detective can stop a band of renegade percussionists who are terrorizing a Swedish city using their surroundings -- including the populace -- as instruments to create sonic chaos.
Cast
Cast
Bengt Nilsson, Sanna Persson, Magnus Börjeson, Marcus Boij, Fredrik Myhr, Anders Vestergard, Johannes Björk, Sven Ahlström, Peter Schildt, Pelle Ohlund, Paula McManus
Director
Director
Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Comedy, Foreign Comedies, Indie Comedies, Scandinavia, Swedish Language
Rent A Hole in My Heart on DVD A Hole in My Heart
Synopsis
While his dad (Thorsten Flinck) shoots an amateur porn film in their squalid flat, disaffected teen Eric (Bjorn Almroth) withdraws to his room and listens to blistering industrial music to block out the progressively decadent proceedings. But as events move toward violence, young Eric intercedes. Helmed by Lukas Moodysson, this unsettling metaphorical critique, which takes aim at reality television and modern culture, isn't for the fainthearted.
Cast
Cast
Thorsten Flinck, Bjorn Almroth, Sanna Brading, Goran Marjanovic
Director
Director
Lukas Moodysson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Art House, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Henning Mankell's Wallander on DVD Henning Mankell's Wallander
Synopsis
Detective Kurt Wallander is an intense, headstrong maverick who's prone to eating poorly, sleeping irregularly and drinking too much. Wallander relies on instinct and experience and doesn't shy away from using illegal means to solve crimes.
Cast
Cast
Krister Henriksson, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Mats Bergman, Stina Ekblad, Marianne Mörck, Douglas Johansson
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, Foreign Television, TV Crime Dramas, TV Mysteries, TV Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language
Rent I Am Curious: Blue on DVD I Am Curious: Blue
Synopsis
Writer-Director Vilgot Sjoman's controversial sequel to I Am Curious: Yellow follows young Lena (Lena Nyman) on her journey of self-discovery as she confronts issues of religion, sexuality and the prison system while exploring her own personal relationships. Like Yellow, Blue deftly traverses the lines between fact and fiction via a mix of dramatic and documentary techniques. Maj Hultén also stars.
Cast
Cast
Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren, Gudrun Ostbye, Maj Hultén
Director
Director
Vilgot Sjöman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Swedish Language, Foreign Romance, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Classics, Foreign Art House, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Simon and the Oaks on DVD Simon and the Oaks
Synopsis
In this World War II-era drama, working-class Simon attends a school populated by wealthy children, where he forms a bond with Isak, a Jewish boy bullied by his classmates and terrified of the Nazis.
Cast
Cast
Bill Skarsgård, Helen Sjöholm , Jan Josef Liiefers, Stefan Gödicke, Karl Linnertorp, Erica Löfgren, Katharina Schüttler, Josefin Neldén, Lena Nylén, Cecilia Nilsson
Director
Director
Lisa Ohlin
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Fanny and Alexander: TV Version on DVD Fanny and Alexander: TV Version
Synopsis
Director Ingmar Bergman preferred this uncut version of his Oscar-winning (Best Foreign Film) masterpiece to the theatrical release. Set in early 20th century Sweden, the story centers on siblings Fanny (Pernilla Allwin) and Alexander (Bertil Guve) as they adapt to their loving father's death and their new life with a coldhearted stepfather. The kids' dour situation improves with the help of their grandmother, an old friend and a little magic.
Cast
Cast
Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Gunn Wallgren, Börje Ahlstedt, Allan Edwall, Ewa Fröling, Christina Schollin, Jarl Kulle, Mona Malm, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jan Malmsjö, Marianne Aminoff, Erland Josephson, Stina Ekblad, Mats Bergman, Ake Lagergren
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Art House, Scandinavia, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Sawdust and Tinsel on DVD Sawdust and Tinsel
Synopsis
Aging circus performer Albert (Åke Grönberg) angers his mistress (Harriet Andersson) when he visits his estranged wife, triggering a roundelay of sexual betrayal and emotional anguish in this early Ingmar Bergman classic. Reviled by critics upon its release, the film is now regarded as an essential Bergman work, highlighted by a legendary flashback in which Albert recalls a clown who finds his wife swimming nude before a crowd of soldiers.
Cast
Cast
Gunnar Björnstrand, Harriet Andersson, Åke Grönberg, Hasse Ekman, Anders Ek, Gudrun Brost, Erik Strandmark
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Art House, Swedish Language, Scandinavia, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Kiss Me on DVD Kiss Me
Synopsis
While celebrating her own recent engagement, Mia travels to the Swedish countryside to attend the engagement party of her estranged father. When she meets her soon-to-be stepsister, sparks fly and Mia finds herself unexpectedly falling in love.
Cast
Cast
Ruth Vega Fernandez, Liv Mjönes, Lena Endre, Krister Henriksson, Joakim Nätterqvist, Tom Ljungman , Josefine Tengblad, Björn Kjellman
Director
Director
Alexandra-Therese Keining
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie LGBT, Lesbian, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Summer with Monika on DVD Summer with Monika
Synopsis
In Stockholm, a girl and boy from working-class families run away from home to spend a secluded, romantic summer at the beach, far from parents and responsibilities. Inevitably, it is not long before the pair is forced to return to reality.
Cast
Cast
Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell, Naemi Briese, Åke Grönberg, Sigge Furst, John Harryson
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Classic Dramas, Romance Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Classics, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent We Are the Best! on DVD We Are the Best!
Synopsis
Inspired by a graphic novel, this coming-of-age charmer set in 1980s Stockholm follows a trio of 13-year-old misfits who refuse to believe punk is dead, forming a band in spite of their collective lack of musicianship.
Cast
Cast
Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne, Anna Rydgren, Johan Liljemark, Mattias Wiberg, Jonathan Salomonsson, Charlie Falk, David Dencik, Lena Carlsson
Director
Director
Lukas Moodysson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Indie Comedies, Punk Rock, Foreign Comedies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Rock & Pop, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Architecture of Doom on DVD The Architecture of Doom
Synopsis
This chilling documentary explores how artistic, cultural and historical trends forged the National Socialist aesthetic, which in turn contributed to the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust. Swedish-born filmmaker Peter Cohen, whose parents escaped the Nazis, examines Hitler's failed career as an artist, his fascination with Wagner, the Nazi obsession with cleanliness, the paradoxical link between "beauty" and evil in the Third Reich, and more.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Peter Cohen
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Documentaries, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Queen and I on DVD The Queen and I
Synopsis
Nahid Persson Sarvestani's thought-provoking documentary about her friendship with Queen Farah, the Shah of Iran's wife, demonstrates how even those at odds can find middle ground and understanding as the conversation becomes political and personal.
Cast
Cast
Queen Farah, Nahid Persson Sarvestani, Zinat S. Lloyd, Kambiz Atabai
Director
Director
Nahid Persson Sarvestani
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Documentaries, Iran, Scandinavia, Farsi Language, Swedish Language
Rent Keillers Park on DVD Keillers Park
Synopsis
Shortly before his wedding, Peter (Mårten Klingberg) meets the intriguing Nassim (Pjotr Giro) and falls in love. Abandoning his familiar life in a quest to express his sexuality, Peter finds his newfound freedom jeopardized when he becomes a prime suspect in Nassim's murder. Inspired by true-life events, Swedish director Susanna Edwards's bittersweet film co-stars Karin Bergquist and Roberto Jelinek.
Cast
Cast
Mårten Klingberg, Pjotr Giro, Roberto Jelinek, Gösta Bredefeldt, Karin Bergquist, Ia Langhammer, Lina Mattsson, Cayenne Odelberg, Karin Sjöberg
Director
Director
Susanna Edwards
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Swedish Language, Scandinavia, Foreign Dramas, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Last Sentence on DVD The Last Sentence
Synopsis
As the Nazis near the Swedish border, journalist Torgny Segerstedt defies his nation's complacency and stands up to the growing menace. While he speaks for many whose voices go unheard, some fear the repercussions of his brazen nature.
Cast
Cast
Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, Ulla Skoog, Björn Granath, Kenneth Milldoff, Lennart Hjulström, Peter Andersson, Birte Heribertson, Lia Boysen, Maria Heiskanen
Director
Director
Jan Troell
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Biographies, Dramas Based on the Book, 20th Century Period Pieces, Political Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg on DVD Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg
Synopsis
In 1944, Swedish businessman Raoul Wallenberg helps Jews in Budapest obtain Swedish passports to get them out of Adolph Eichmann's deadly path. Wallenberg's efforts help save more than 60,000 people in Budapest's Jewish ghetto.
Cast
Cast
Stellan Skarsgård, Katharina Thalbach, Károly Eperjes, Miklos Szekely B., Erland Josephson, Franciszek Pieczka, Jesper Christensen, Ivan Desny, Geza Balkay
Director
Director
Kjell Grede
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Biographies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Military & War Dramas, Swedish Language, Scandinavia, Period Pieces
Rent Frostbitten on DVD Frostbitten
Synopsis
In the wake of a painful divorce, a doctor (Petra Nielsen) uproots to a small Lapland town and takes a job at the local hospital. But as the days go on, she can't help but notice a series of strange "accidents" that seem almost otherworldly. Surrounded by seasonal darkness -- and with dawn still a month away -- can she learn the truth about the town's evil aura? And, more importantly, can she stay alive?
Cast
Cast
Petra Nielsen, Anna Lindholm, Grete Havnesköld, Mikael Göransson, Emma Åberg, Carl-Åke Eriksson, Jonas Karlström, Måns Nathanaelson, Sara Arnia, Björn Andersson, Thomas Hedengran
Director
Director
Anders Banke
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Horror, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent To Joy on DVD To Joy
Synopsis
Young married couple Stig (Stig Olin) and Marta (Maj-Britt Nilsson) are both violinists in a small Swedish orchestra. Though he's fiercely ambitious, Stig doesn't have the talent to be a soloist, and his inability to accept his limitations leads to trouble for the pair. Stig indulges in frequent outbursts and other behavior that soon erodes his loving marriage to the compassionate Marta. Victor Sjöström co-stars in this early Ingmar Bergman film.
Cast
Cast
Birger Malmsten, Victor Sjöström, Stig Olin, Maj-Britt Nilsson
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Romance, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Thirst on DVD Thirst
Synopsis
Unhappily married couple Rut (Eva Henning) and Bertil (Birger Malmsten) take a train trip across war-torn Germany -- a landscape reminiscent of their disintegrating relationship -- in this early drama from Ingmar Bergman. Between bouts of bickering, each reminisces about past lovers: Viola (Birgit Tengroth), whose affairs with a psychologist and a lesbian dancer lead to tragedy, and Raoul (Bengt Eklund), whose liaison with Rut ends with an abortion.
Cast
Cast
Birger Malmsten, Naima Wifstrand, Birgit Tengroth, Hasse Ekman, Mimi Nelson, Bengt Eklund, Gaby Stenberg, Eva Henning
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Foreign Romance, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Easy Money: Hard to Kill on DVD Easy Money: Hard to Kill
Synopsis
While serving time, business student-turned-coke smuggler JW plans to go straight when he gets out, but his past refuses to go away. With a onetime associate now in the same prison, JW may not live long enough to put his plans in motion.
Cast
Cast
Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic, Fares Fares, Madeleine Martin, Dejan Cukic, Joel Spira, Lisa Henni
Director
Director
Babak Najafi
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Girl on DVD The Girl
Synopsis
When her parents take a trip to Africa, a 9-year-old girl left in a relative's care uses her new freedom to discover the world around her -- from the forgotten corners of her house to the landscape beckoning outside.
Cast
Cast
Blanca Engström, Shanti Roney, Annika Hallin, Calle Lindqvist, Tova Magnusson-Norling, Leif Andrée, Ia Langhammer, Emma Wigfeldt, Michelle Vistam, Vidar Fors
Director
Director
Fredrik Edfeldt
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Crisis on DVD Crisis
Synopsis
When beauty shop owner Jenny (Marianne Lofgren) shows up to take the daughter she abandoned, 18-year-old Nelly (Inga Landgre), to Stockholm with her, Nelly is thrilled to leave her traditional village for the lure of the big city -- until she discovers the darker side of humanity. Ingmar Bergman's directorial debut (for which he also wrote the screenplay), this compelling psychological drama is based on Leck Fischer's play "Modherjertet."
Cast
Cast
Stig Olin, Marianne Lofgren, Inga Landgre
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent The Swimsuit Issue on DVD The Swimsuit Issue
Synopsis
Unfortunately for the guys on Sweden's only all-male synchronized swim team, a passion for their sport does not necessarily equal a proficiency in it. But that's not going to stop the middle-aged mermen in their quest for the world championship.
Cast
Cast
Jonas Inde, Ia Langhammer, Andreas Rothlin-Svensson, Jimmy Lindström, Peter Gardiner, Benny Haag, Shebly Niavarani, Kalle Westerdahl, Henrik Svalander, Ossi Niskala, Paula McManus, Amanda Davin
Director
Director
Måns Herngren
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Sports Comedies, Triumph of the Underdogs, Water Sports, Other Water Sports, Sports Stories, Foreign Comedies, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Arn: The Knight Templar on DVD Arn: The Knight Templar
Synopsis
Adapted from the "Crusades Trilogy" by Jan Guillo, this epic tale of daring knights and ferocious battles focuses on the Swedish crusader Arn. With his true love Cecilia sent to a convent, Arn travels to the Holy Land to fight for Christendom.
Cast
Cast
Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Milind Soman, Simon Callow, Vincent Perez, Bibi Andersson, Michael Nyqvist
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
TV Shows, TV Action & Adventure, TV Dramas, Foreign Television, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Making of Fanny and Alexander on DVD The Making of Fanny and Alexander
Synopsis
Ingmar Bergman directed this documentary about the making of his autobiographical, Oscar-winning masterpiece, Fanny and Alexander. His filmmaking techniques and creative processes are revealed as he creates the most personal film of his career. Bergman is shown working with cinematographer Sven Nykvist and actors Erland Josephson, Gunnar Björnstrand and Harriet Andersson as he strives to achieve his vision.
Cast
Cast
Ingmar Bergman, Daniel Bergman, Erland Josephson, Ulf Pramfors, Allan Edwall, Ewa Fröling, Lars Karlsson, Gunn Wallgren, Sven Nykvist, Gunnar Björnstrand, Peter Schildt, Harriet Andersson
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Scandinavia, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Swedish Language, Foreign Documentaries, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Port of Call on DVD Port of Call
Synopsis
After dockhand Gösta (Bengt Eklund) saves the desolate Berit (Nine-Christine Jönsson) -- whose numerous troubles are revealed in flashbacks -- from drowning herself at the waterfront, the two soon become involved in a meaningful relationship. But Gösta has trouble coming to grips with Berit's sordid past as a prostitute. This poignant romance is an early offering from Swedish auteur Ingmar Bergman.
Cast
Cast
Bengt Eklund, Mimi Nelson, Birgitta Valberg, Nine-Christine Jönsson, Berta Hall
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Storm on DVD Storm
Synopsis
Stockholm journalist Donny is handed a tiny box, which may or may not contain the answers of human existence. Before long, Donny finds himself framed for murder and fleeing ruthless assassins determined to reclaim the box.
Cast
Cast
Eric Ericson, Eva Röse, Jonas Karlsson, Lina Englund, Peter Engman, Karl Norrhäll, Jacqueline Ramel, Sasha Becker, Oscar Åkermo
Director
Director
Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Psychological Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Daybreak on DVD Daybreak
Synopsis
Three woven tales of deceit and human frailty all take place on the same day. The first centers on a woman and her unfaithful husband. The second follows a woman who boldly visits her ex-husband. In the third, a bricklayer takes an illegal job.
Cast
Cast
Pernilla August, Jakob Eklund, Leif Andrée, Marie Richardsson, Peter Andersson, Johan Kvarnström, Ingvar Hirdwall, Magnus Krepper, Marika Lindström, An Petrén, Camilla Larsson, Sanna Krepper
Director
Director
Björn Runge
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie on DVD Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie
Synopsis
Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie is an extraordinary feature-length, five-part documentary produced for Swedish television. It follows the production and editing of Winter Light through to its 1962 premiere in Stockholm and includes interviews with Bergman, cinematographer Sven Nykvist, actor Gunnar Bjornstrand and others.
Cast
Cast
Ingmar Bergman, Sven Nykvist, Gunnar Björnstrand
Director
Director
Vilgot Sjöman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, TV Documentaries, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Old, New, Borrowed and Blue on DVD Old, New, Borrowed and Blue
Synopsis
This nuanced romantic comedy centers on evasive bride-to-be Katrine (Sidse Babett Knudsen), whose world turns topsy-turvy when her sister's ex-beau, Thomsen (Bjorn Kjellman), suddenly shows up on Katrine's doorstep two days before her nuptials. Ignoring their mutual attraction, they set off to put the finishing touches on her wedding, resulting in a series of madcap adventures. Meanwhile, Katrine withholds some life-altering news from Thomsen.
Cast
Cast
Sidse Babett Knudsen, Björn Kjellman, Vigga Bro, Ibrahim Atilla Agyun, Martin Buch, Soren Byder
Director
Director
Natasha Arthy
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Comedies, Scandinavia, Danish Language, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Face to Face on DVD Face to Face
Synopsis
Director Ingmar Bergman's wrenching drama stars Liv Ullmann as Dr. Jenny Isaksson, a successful psychiatrist who, despite her professional prowess, suffers from profound depression and finds herself teetering on the brink of a mental breakdown. Plagued by disturbing images from her past and inexplicable hallucinations, Jenny struggles to maintain her tenuous grasp on sanity. Ullmann's devastating performance earned her multiple awards and an Oscar nod.
Cast
Cast
Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Aino Taube, Gunnar Björnstrand, Kristina Adolphson, Marianne Aminoff, Gösta Ekman, Helene Friberg, Ulf Johansson, Sven Lindberg
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter on DVD Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter
Synopsis
Based on author Liza Marklund's best-selling crime novels, Annika Bengtzon is a journalist and working mother of two struggling to keep her marriage alive. Fearless in her search for the truth, she won't take no for an answer from anyone: not from prestigious academicians or drug dealers or from colleagues inside her own profession.
Cast
Cast
Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée, Kajsa Ernst, Erik Johansson
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Dramas, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Summer Interlude on DVD Summer Interlude
Synopsis
This landmark drama from director Ingmar Bergman follows the emotional odyssey of Marie, an accomplished ballet dancer whose life among the dark backstage environs of her theater is haunted by her memories of a tragic affair she had in her youth.
Cast
Cast
Maj-Britt Nilsson, Birger Malmsten, Alf Kjellin, Annalisa Ericson, Georg Funkquist, Stig Olin, Mimi Pollak, Renée Björling
Director
Director
Ingmar Bergman
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Gladiators on DVD The Gladiators
Synopsis
Director Peter Watkins raises the global obsession with professional sports to a fever pitch in this biting political satire, set in a futuristic world where tournaments are often fought to the death. As part of a series of televised military games, a team of gladiators must overcome obstacles to reach a predetermined goal. But when the human spirit exceeds the game's boundaries, officials must resort to extreme measures to keep it in check.
Cast
Cast
George Harris, Arthur Pentelow, Frederick Danner, Hans Bendrik, Daniel Harle, Hans Berger
Director
Director
Peter Watkins
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Swedish Language, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, Scandinavia, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Girls on DVD The Girls
Synopsis
Actresses Liz (Bibi Andersson), Marianne (Harriet Andersson) and Gunilla (Gunnel Lindblom) discover uncanny parallels between their lives and characters they portray on stage in Aristophanes' timeless comedy "Lysistrata." As members of a touring production, each must face her challenges -- including unfaithful spouses and commitment-shy lovers -- and admit that whether the setting is ancient Greece or modern-day Sweden, some things never change.
Cast
Cast
Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom, Gunnar Björnstrand, Erland Josephson, Frank Sundstrom, Ake Lindstrom, Stig Engström, Leif Liljeroth, Ulf Palme
Director
Director
Mai Zetterling
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Swedish Language, Foreign Comedies, Scandinavia, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Loving Couples on DVD Loving Couples
Synopsis
Based on Agnes von Krusenstjerna's feminist novel <i>The Misses von Pahlen</i>, Mai Zetterling's drama set at the beginning of World War I tells the story of three women from disparate backgrounds, all about to give birth in the same Stockholm hospital. Premarital sex, loveless marriages and motherhood come into play as the women relive the events leading up to present day. Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom, Gio Petre and Anita Bjork star.
Cast
Cast
Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom, Gio Petre, Anita Bjork, Gunnar Björnstrand, Eva Dahlbeck, Jan Malmsjö, Lissi Alandh, Bengt Brunskog, Anja Boman
Director
Director
Mai Zetterling
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Dramas Based on the Book, Foreign Classics, Swedish Language, Scandinavia, Foreign Classic Dramas, Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The Unknown on DVD The Unknown
Synopsis
When a trio of friends goes searching for survivors after encountering a wrecked car on the side of the road, they soon find themselves struggling for survival, as they become lost in the woods and take refuge at a deserted house. All the friends have to do is make it to morning -- but that's no small task once the house's dark presence reveals itself in this Swedish chiller starring Andreas Rylander and Linda Hellner-Tara.
Cast
Cast
Andreas Rylander, Linda Hellner-Tara, Richard Froelich, Tommy Wiklund, David Wallin, Mike Caffrey, Harry Akilles
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Horror, Psychological Thrillers, Swedish Language, Foreign Languages
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