14th April 2011
Director: Jan Troell
Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, 2009
Run Time: 131 minutes, Certificate: ,
Swedish period drama directed by Jan Troell. Married at a young age to the boorish Sigfrid (Mikael Persbrandt) in the southern Swedish city of Malmo in the early 1900s, Maria (Maria Heiskanen) faces a bleak future as a housewife, mother and domestic drudge. After winning a camera in a lottery, she strikes up a friendship with Mr Petersson (Jesper Christensen), owner of the local photography shop, and begins taking her own photographs - a process that affords her a whole new way of seeing and experiencing the world.
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