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Original title Oxen : En sann historia berättad av Sven Nykvist
Form Feature
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 1991-11-22

Cast

Stellan Skarsgård
Helge (Wilhelm) Roos

Ewa Fröling
Elfrida, Helges hustru

Lennart Hjulström
Svenning Gustavsson

Max von Sydow
kyrkoherden

Liv Ullmann
Maria, Svennings hustru

Björn Granath
Flyckt, indelt soldat

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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Executive Producer
Unit Manager
Production Assistant
Production Accountant
Unit Publicist
Camera Operator
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Assistant Cameraman
Gaffer
Key Grip
Color Timer
Negative Cutter
Optical Printer
Musical Arrangement
Painter
Propman
Costume Designer
Dressmaker
Make-up / Hair
Make-up Supervisor
Hair Stylist
Construction Coordinator
Assistant Costume Designer
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Other Crew

Cast

Stellan Skarsgård Helge (Wilhelm) Roos
Ewa Fröling Elfrida, Helges hustru
Lennart Hjulström Svenning Gustavsson
Max von Sydow kyrkoherden
Liv Ullmann Maria, Svennings hustru
Björn Granath Flyckt, indelt soldat
Erland Josephson Silver
Rikard Wolff Johannes, fånge på Karlsborgs fästning
Helge Jordal rallaren
Agneta Prytz den gamla gumman
Björn Gustafson kompanichefen på Karlsborgs fästning
Jaqui Safra handelsmannen
Sven Nykvist handelsmannens röst
Henrik Schildt domarens röst
Debora Hjälmerö Helges och Elfridas dotter

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Swedish censorship

Censorship number 131044
Date 1991-10-22
Classification Allowed from age 11
Notes Aktlängder: 516-463-491-522-530 m.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound system Dolby Stereo
Colour system Eastman Color
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2522 meter
Length in minutes 92 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

Högsby, Småland Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1991-11-22 Sandrew Göteborg Sweden 92 min
1991-11-22 Olympia Stockholm Sweden 92 min
DVD release 2013-11-22 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Fra Holbergs tid, piano, op. 40
Composer Edvard Grieg (1885)
Orchestra Det Norske kammerorkester
Conductor Terje Tønnesen


Original title Melodi, stråkorkester, op. 53; arr. piano
Composer Edvard Grieg
Orchestra Det Norske kammerorkester
Conductor Terje Tønnesen


Original title Nordiske melodier, op. 63
Composer Edvard Grieg (1895)
Orchestra Det Norske kammerorkester
Conductor Terje Tønnesen


Original title Lyriske stykker, op. 68. Bådnlåt
Composer Edvard Grieg (1898)
Orchestra Det Norske kammerorkester
Conductor Terje Tønnesen


Original title Elegiske melodier, op. 34
Composer Edvard Grieg (1880)
Orchestra Det Norske kammerorkester
Conductor Terje Tønnesen


Original title Peer Gynt. Åses död
Composer Edvard Grieg (1888)
Orchestra Prags symfoniorkester (Symfonický orchestr hl.m. Praha)
Conductor Václav Smetácek


Original title Peer Gynt. Solveigs Sang
Composer Edvard Grieg (1891)
Orchestra Prags symfoniorkester (Symfonický orchestr hl.m. Praha)
Conductor Václav Smetácek


Original title Sonat 1975
Composer Luboš Fišer (1988)
Instrumentalist Marek Jerie (violoncell)


Original title Wir glauben all' an einen Gott, BWV 680
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1739)


Original title Bereden väg för Herran!
Lyrics Frans Michael Franzén (1812)
Singer kör


Original title Tvivlan ur min själ försvinne
Composer Wolfgang Wessnitzer (1661)
Lyrics Johan Åström (svensk text 1816)
Johann Adolph Schlegel (tysk text 1769)
Singer kör


Awards

Academy Award Nomination Los Angeles 1992 (bästa icke engelskspråkiga film 1991/Best Foreign Language Film 1991)
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 1992 Best Cinematography Sven Nykvist

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Kopia
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplikatnegativ
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplikatpositiv
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Originalnegativ bild
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Originalnegativ bild
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Originalnegativ bild Huvudtext
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Originalnegativ bild för OP
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Originalnegativ bild för OP
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Tonnegativ
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Printmaster
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title OXEN
Tryckeri Uddenholms offset


Size Less than 850 x 400
Poster title OXEN
Tryckeri Uddenholms offset


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Oxen. Av Sven Nykvist och Lasse Summanen. Version 2.6.
Extent 85 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Oxen. Treatment av Sven Nykvist och Lasse Summanen. Version 2.
Extent 78 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Oxen. Av Sven Nykvist och Lasse Summanen. Version 2.
Extent 90 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Oxen. Av Sven Nykvist och Lasse Summanen. Manusversion 1.
Extent 102 s. + 3 s. inledning och rollbeskrivning.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Oxen/The ox. English subtitles.
Extent 28 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Le boeuf. Une histoire vraie racontée par Sven Nykvist.
Extent 35 s.
Language French


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista Oxen.
Extent 30 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Kringmaterial
Language Swedish


Holdings Stills

Black and white print 2
Colour prints 14
Behind the scenes prints SET
Slides SET
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language French


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