Absurdly Human: The Films of Roy Andersson – A SWEDISH LOVE STORY

a swedish love story

Andersson’s first feature, his thesis project at the Swedish Film Institute, was a great critical and popular success in his home country. With the gorgeous Swedish summer as a backdrop, the film portrays the pure love that arises between the daughter of a refrigerator salesman and the son of a car mechanic, offering a glimpse into the lives and homes of the people of the Swedish Social Democracy during its heyday. Andersson’s debut is a typically stirring mélange of comedy and melancholy, the ordinary and the absurd. Best Film, Swedish Guldbagge Awards, the top recognition in Sweden. (119 mins.)

A SWEDISH LOVE STORY screens Friday, July 10 at 7pm and Saturday, July 11 at 9pm in our Whitsell Auditorium (located in the Portland Art Museum).

Tickets are available online or at the door.

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