Victoria (1979)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 107 min.  |   Countries - Sweden, West Germany  |  
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Romantic love between two socially disparate people binds and separates a young man and young woman in this traged based on Nobel Prize-winner Knut Hamsun's novel. In order to win the right to be invited into the house of a wealthy girl whom he loves, a miller's son struggles and becomes a writer. However, the girl's father is now deeply in debt, and needs to get her married off to a rich suitor. When the wealthy groom dies in a hunting accident, it begins to look as though the writer and his lady-love can finally be united, but it becomes apparent that she has tuberculosis. They are together for only a brief time before she dies.

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accident, love, marriage, poverty, romance, terminal-illness, tragic-love, tuberculosis, writing