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Kjell-Åke Andersson

Juloratoriet (The Christmas Oratorio)

124' - 1996 - Drama - Dialogue: Italian, English, Swedish
Director: Kjell-Åke Andersson Composer: Stefan Nilsson With: Peter Haber, Johan Widerberg, Henrik Linnros
The film gets off to a dramatic start with the story of a vivacious lady whose rare talent for singing is abruptly taken away by a tragic accident. Thus begins a cycle of love and pain that will affect more than just the immediate family. Her husband remains so haunted by this tragedy that it becomes impossible for him to accept a second chance at happiness when it is offered. Her son finds solace with society's misfits, even spending some time in a mental institution, before he sets off on a journey halfway around the world in an attempt to right a great wrong his father has done and put the pieces of his own life back together. It remains to a grandson, many years later, to fulfill an old dream of a locally performed Christmas oratorio.

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Kjell-Åke Andersson


Stefan Nilsson


Peter Haber, Johan Widerberg, Henrik Linnros


Kjell-Åke Andersson, Kjell Sundstedt

Director of Photography

Harald Gunnar Paalgard


Marianne Hesselsjö, Darek Hodor


Katinka Faragó, Anita Hallgren

More information


Italian, English, Swedish

Countries of production


Screenplay based on

"Juloratoriet" (Göran Tunström)



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