About the film
Release Date: September 25, 1992
|Production Companies||:||Det Danske Filminstitut, Nordisk Film Denmark, Svenska Filminstitutet, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, SF Studios, Norsk Film|
|Producers||:||Lars Kolvig, Sanne Arnt Torp|
|Writers||:||Liv Ullmann, Peter Poulsen, Henri Nathansen|
Liv Ulmann's directorial debut also had her co-authoring the screenplay (with poet Peter Poulsen) as based on a Henri Nathansen's 1932 novel about an affluent late 19th century Jewish merchant family in Copenhagen. Ulmann focuses on strong-willed daughter Sofie's progress through life: a love affair with a gentile painter, an arranged marriage , childbirth and ever more fateful challenges.