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Suzanne Osten

Skyddsängeln (The Guardian Angel)

Edition 1990
108' - 1990 - Drama - Dialogue: Swedish
Director: Suzanne Osten With: Etienne Glaser, Pia Bäckström, Malin Ek, Etienne Glaser
Birkman, his wife and their 3 grown-up children withdraw to the countryside. lt is rumored that plans are afoot to assas­sinate Blrkman and his family. A young man, Jacob, is hired as secretary and bodyguard. But he is also taking orders from another quarter. The whole family is charmed by Jacob. He becomes drawn into the family circle and has a hard time resisting their happy, unconventional, and affectionate behavior toward one another. Both the daughters fall in love with him. The wife, Livia, makes it clear to Jacob that, at night, she is the one who guards her husband.

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Credits

Director

Suzanne Osten

With

Etienne Glaser, Pia Bäckström, Malin Ek, Etienne Glaser

Scenario

Etienne Glaser, Madeleine Gustafsson, Ricarda Huch

Director of Photography

Göran Nilsson

Editor

Michael Leszczyslowski

Non-original music

Franz Schubert, Richard Wagner

More information

Dialogue

Swedish

Countries of production

Sweden

Screenplay based on

Der Letzte Sommer van Ricarda Huch

Year

1990

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