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  • Ådalen 31

    Directed by Bo Widerberg • 1969 • Sweden
    Starring Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund

    One of Bo Widerberg’s most explicitly political works imbues the true story of a 1931 labor strike with a powerful contemporary resonance. In the industrial district of Ådalen, in the north of Swede...

  • The Boy and the Kite

    Directed by Bo Widerberg • 1962 • Sweden

    Made in 1962 in Malmö, Sweden, THE BOY AND THE KITE (Pojken och draken) is Bo Widerberg’s first short film. Based on Widerberg’s script, it was codirected and shot by filmmaker Jan Troell on a 16 mm Paillard camera.

  • Jörgen Persson on Bo Widerberg

    In this interview, conducted in 2021, cinematographer Jörgen Persson discusses director Bo Widerberg and working with him on ELVIRA MADIGAN and ÅDALEN 31.