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Richard Hobert

Glädjekällan (Spring of Joy)

89' - 1993 - Drama - Dialogue: Swedish
Director: Richard Hobert Composer: Richard Hobert With: Sven Lindberg, Göran Stangertz, Camilla Lundén
Ragnar waves goodbye to his lively, lovely wife Ellen who embarks on a trip with some friends. Unfortunately, Ellen dies on foreign shores. Distressed and lonely, Ragnar receives a little box containing Ellen's ashes. He places the ashes in a beautiful urn and plans to lay his beloved spouse to her final rest under the lilac bushes near the “Spring of Joy”, their summer cottage. Together with his son Mick, a very justifiably unsuccessful rock musician and his son's young net-stockinged girlfriend, Catti, Ragnar attempts to transport his wife to her final resting place. Their trip proves to be eventful in and of itself, and it does - in the best sense of the phrase - have a happy ending.

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Richard Hobert


Richard Hobert


Sven Lindberg, Göran Stangertz, Camilla Lundén


Richard Hobert

Director of Photography

Lars Crépin


Leif Kristiansson


Aina Behring

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Countries of production

Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden



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