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Adalen 31 (1969) Bo Widerberg; Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius
Adalen 31 (1969) Bo Widerberg; Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius


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Product Code: ADAL

This is a region-free DVD-R without case or artwork.

In Swedish with English subtitles.

Widescreen. Flushed with the success of his Elvira Madigan, Swedish director Bo Widerberg concocted another story of teenaged love juxtaposed with social upheaval in Ådalen 31. The title refers to the 1931 worker's strike against the Ådalen paper mill in Northern Sweden. As the strikers debate whether or not to use violence in pressing their complaint, the daughter of the factory owner (Marie De Geer) is impregnated by the son of a worker (Peter Schildt). The strike is "resolved" in a bloody confrontation between the laborers and government troops...

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5 of 5 Adalen 31 (english subtitles) March 21, 2019
Reviewer: Alasdair from Swansea, UK  
What a great site! Had almost given up hope of finding this film.

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4 of 5 Neglected Oscar and Golden Globe Nominee July 12, 2016
Reviewer: Chris Kuykendall from Austin, TX United States  
Given that this movie has never been released even on VHS, much less regular commercial DVD, I don't see that anybody has ever listed its original X rating. If released today, it would probably be an ordinary R. I count 29 Swedish movies I've watched. This would be in the top quintile behind only The Emigrants, The Best Intentions, Everlasting Moments, and a couple of others. Plus it received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Best Foreign-Language Film, and it imparts a piece of Scandinavian history. The quality of the MovieDetective DVD-R is, as always, good.

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