Kvinnorna på taket

Sweden

Synopsis

During the summer of 1914, a young woman, Linnea, arrives in Stockholm.
She lives in an atticroom next door to an empty photo studio. Then one day, Anna moves into the studio. She proves to be at a turning point in her life, carrying a bitter secret in her heart.
Light and colour are the main ingredients in this story, where the mystique behind a few panes of stained glass is the main theme while the threat of World War I hovers in the background.
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Carl-Gustaf Nykvist

Written by: Carl-Gustaf Nykvist, Lasse Summanen

Produced by: Katinka Faragrj

Cinematography: Ulf Brantas, Jörgen Persson

Main Cast: Helena Bergström (Anna), Stellan Skarsgård (Willy), Percy Brandt (Fischer), Lars Ori Bäckström (Holger), Katarina Olsson (Gerda), Amanda Ooms (Linnea)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Cinematographer 1989