The Girl from Backafall

The Girl from Backafall (Swedish: Flickan från Backafall) is a 1953 Swedish drama film directed by Bror Bügler and starring Viola Sundberg, Sven Lindberg and Kenne Fant.[1] It is based on a poem by Gabriel Jönsson, which had been turned into a popular song in the 1920s, about the romance between a sailor and a woman on the island of Ven in the Baltic Sea.

The Girl from Backafall
Directed byBror Bügler
Written byGabriel Jönsson (poem)
Åke Ohlmarks
StarringViola Sundberg
Sven Lindberg
Kenne Fant
Edvard Persson
CinematographyIngvar Borild
Hilmer Ekdahl
Edited byWic Kjellin
Music byHarry Arnold
Release date
2 March 1953
Running time
90 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Arne Åkermark.

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References edit

  1. ^ Qvist & von Bagh p.124

Bibliography edit

  • Qvist, Per Olov & von Bagh, Peter. Guide to the Cinema of Sweden and Finland. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000.

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