Mina Drommars stad (1976)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 160 min.  |   Countries - Sweden  |  
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The stoic endurance of a group of very poor people living in Stockholm in the late 1800s is the focus of this leisurely film. The story focuses on the trials of a tuberculosis-afflicted longshoreman and the dire circumstances confronted by a young girl forced to flee her pitiful home because of parental abuse. Based on a novel by Per Anders Fogelstroem, and narrated by the author, this film clearly depicts the horrific circumstances suffered by the poor of that time.

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abuse, against-all-odds, longshoreman, poverty, terminal-illness