Life in the Country

Life in the Country (Swedish: Livet på landet) is a 1943 Swedish historical comedy film directed by Bror Bügler and starring Edvard Persson, George Fant and Birgitta Valberg.[1] It is based on the 1862 German novel From My Farming Days by Fritz Reuter,[2] which had previously been adapted into the 1924 Swedish silent film Life in the Country.

Life in the Country
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Directed byBror Bügler
Written byBror Bügler
Gabriel Jönsson
Henry Richter
Based onFrom My Farming Days by Fritz Reuter
StarringEdvard Persson
George Fant
Birgitta Valberg
CinematographySven Thermænius
Edited byGösta Bjurman
Music byAlvar Kraft
Europa Film
Release date
29 November 1943
Running time
106 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Max Linder.



  1. ^ Guide to the Cinema of Sweden and Finland p.124
  2. ^ Goble p.841


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
  • Qvist, Per Olov & von Bagh, Peter. Guide to the Cinema of Sweden and Finland. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000.

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