|Emil och griseknoen|
Swedish DVD Cover
|Directed by||Olle Hellbom|
|Produced by||Olle Nordemar|
|Written by||Astrid Lindgren|
|Starring|| Jan Ohlsson |
|Narrated by||Astrid Lindgren|
|Music by||Georg Riedel|
Emil and the Piglet (Swedish : Emil och griseknoen) is a 1973 Swedish film, the third of three films based on the Emil i Lönneberga books written by Astrid Lindgren. At the 10th Guldbagge Awards in 1974, Allan Edwall won the award for Best Actor.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 10 million people, predominantly in Sweden, and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish. It is largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and to some extent with Danish, although the degree of mutual intelligibility is largely dependent on the dialect and accent of the speaker. Both Norwegian and Danish are generally easier for Swedish speakers to read than to listen to because of difference in accent and tone when speaking. Swedish is a descendant of Old Norse, the common language of the Germanic peoples living in Scandinavia during the Viking Era. It has the most speakers of the North Germanic languages.
Emil of Lönneberga is a series of children's novels by Astrid Lindgren. The twelve books were written between 1963 and 1997. Emil, the title character, is a prankster who lives on a farm in the Lönneberga village of Småland, Sweden.
Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (née Ericsson; Swedish: [ˈasːtrɪd ˈlɪŋːɡreːn] was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for several children's book series, featuring Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children, and for the children's fantasy novels Mio, My Son, Ronia the Robber's Daughter, and The Brothers Lionheart. Lindgren worked on the Children's Literature Editorial Board at the Rabén & Sjögren publishing house in Stockholm and wrote more than 30 books for children. In January 2017, she was calculated to be the world's 18th most translated author, and the fourth most translated children's writer after Enid Blyton, H. C. Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. Lindgren has so far sold roughly 165 million books worldwide.
Jan Ohlsson is a Swedish former child actor. He is well known for his role as Emil in Emil i Lönneberga, Nya hyss av Emil i Lönneberga and Emil och griseknoen. Now he works as a computer engineer.
Lena Elisabet Wisborg Candinger is a Swedish former child actor, well known for her role as Ida in Emil i Lönneberga. After her apprearence in the 1979 TV series Katitzi she decided to leave her acting career.
Johan Allan Edwall was a Swedish actor, director, author, composer and singer, best-known outside Sweden for the small roles he played in some of Ingmar Bergman's films, such as Fanny and Alexander (1982). He found his largest audience in the Scandinavian countries for playing lovable characters in several of the film and TV adaptations of the children's stories by Astrid Lindgren. He attended Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre School from 1949–1952. During his long career he appeared in over 400 works. At the 10th Guldbagge Awards in 1974, he won the award for Best Actor for his role in Emil and the Piglet.
Georg Riedel is a Swedish double bass player and composer. Riedel migrated to Sweden at the age of four and attended school in Stockholm, including the Adolf Fredrik's Music School.
Nils Olof "Olle" Hellbom was a Swedish film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is most famous for directing films based on novels by Astrid Lindgren. His 1960 film Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn was entered into the 2nd Moscow International Film Festival. In 1978 at the 14th Guldbagge Awards he won the award for Best Director for his film The Brothers Lionheart.
Curt Masreliez was a Swedish stage and film actor. He appeared in over 50 films and television shows between 1939 and 1973.
Maud Hansson is a Swedish film actress. She appeared in 20 films between 1956 and 1986.
Björn Herman Leonard Gustafson is a Swedish actor. He was born in Stockholm and has appeared in 93 films and television shows since 1956. He starred in the 1965 film Love 65, which was entered into the 15th Berlin International Film Festival.
Emil i Lönneberga is a 1971 Swedish film, the first of three films based on the Emil i Lönneberga books written by Astrid Lindgren.
Nya hyss av Emil i Lönneberga is a 1972 Swedish film, the second of three films about the Emil i Lönneberga by Astrid Lindgren.
Hannelore Emilie Käte Grete Schroth was a German film, stage and television actress whose career spanned over five decades.
Du är inte klok, Madicken is a 1979 Swedish film about the Astrid Lindgren character Madicken, directed by Göran Graffman.
Madicken på Junibacken is a 1980 Swedish film about the Astrid Lindgren character Madicken, directed by Göran Graffman.
Jan Nils Johan Nygren is a Swedish actor, well known for his role as Karlsson in Karlsson-on-the-Roof.
Åke and His World is a 1984 Swedish drama film directed by Allan Edwall. It was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was also selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 57th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
Dan Allan Waldemar Svensson, known as Allan Svensson is a Swedish actor perhaps mostly known for his role as Gustav Svensson in the hit comedy series Svensson, Svensson. Besides acting in films, television and on stage, Svensson owns and runs the film production company Ridåfall AB.
To Be a Millionaire is a 1980 Swedish comedy film directed by Mats Arehn. The film won the Guldbagge Award for Best Film at the 16th Guldbagge Awards.
Göthe Grefbo was a Swedish actor. He appeared in more than 70 films and television shows between 1948 and 1989.
The 10th Guldbagge Awards ceremony, presented by the Swedish Film Institute, honored the best Swedish films of 1973 and 1974, and took place on 16 September 1974. A Handful of Love directed by Vilgot Sjöman was presented with the award for Best Film.
Olof Harry "Olle" Nordemar was a Swedish film director, film editor, film producer, cinematographer and screenwriter. Nordemar is best known as the producer behind Olle Hellbom's films based on novels by Astrid Lindgren. Nordemar edited and produced the Norwegian-Swedish documentary Kon-Tiki (1950) which received the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for 1951 at the 24th Academy Awards.
IMDb is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February 2017. Originally a fan-operated website, the database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon.
The Swedish Film Database is an Internet database about Swedish films, published by the Swedish Film Institute. It contains information about all Swedish films from 1897 onwards and foreign films that had cinema premiere in Sweden. It also provides a lot of biographies of actors, directors, producers etc. who participated in Swedish films over the years. It is created with the support of the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation. The database comprises about 62,000 films and 265,000 people.
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