A Walk in the Sun (1978 film)

A Walk in the Sun (Swedish: En vandring i solen) is a 1978 Swedish drama film directed by Hans Dahlberg and starring Gösta Ekman, Inger Lise Rypdal and Margaretha Krook.[2] At the 15th Guldbagge Awards, Sif Ruud won the award for Best Actress.[3] The film was based on a 1976 novel by Stig Claesson.

A Walk in the Sun
Directed byHans Dahlberg
Screenplay byBibi Edlund
Based onEn vandring i solen
1976 novel
by Stig Claesson
Produced byBengt Forslund
StarringGösta Ekman
Inger Lise Rypdal
Margaretha Krook
CinematographyRoland Lundin
Edited byWic' Kjellin
Music byRolf Lindblom
Distributed byEuropafilm
Release date
  • 25 November 1978 (1978-11-25)
Running time
100 minutes
Budget2 million SEK[1]


An unsettled Swedish sports writer tries to escape from his relationship problems and the Swedish winter by taking a package holiday to Cyprus in the Mediterranean.



The film was the first to be directed by Hans Dahlberg himself.

The film was shot between 13 April and 31 May 1978 in Stockholm Arlanda Airport and in the seaside resort of Loutraki, near Corinth in Greece.

The world premiere occurred at the Saga [fr] theatre in Stockholm on 25 December 1978, the age limit being 11.


  1. ^ "En vandring i solen (1978) - Kommentar". Swedish Film Database (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  2. ^ BFI.org
  3. ^ "En vandring i solen (1978)". Swedish Film Institute. 8 March 2014.

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