Moa (1986)

Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Sweden  |  
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Gunilla Nyroos plays celebrated Swedish author and heroine Moa Martinson in this historical film biography. She marries a hard-drinking miner and the union produces five children. Two of the children die, and her husband commits suicide by blowing himself up with dynamite. But Moa finds solace and a kindred spirit in writer Harry Martinson (Reine Brynolfsson) after her unhappy first marriage. Moa and Harry both becomes famous authors, with Harry winning the Nobel Prize for literature.

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child, death, mine, suicide, writing