About the film
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Fanny and Alexander
Release Date: December 17, 1982
|Genres||:||Fantasy, Drama, Mystery|
|Production Companies||:||Gaumont, Tobis, Svenska Filminstitutet, SVT, Cinematograph AB, Personafilm|
|Producers||:||Daniel Toscan du Plantier, Jörn Donner, Renzo Rossellini|
As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company. After their father dies unexpectedly, however, the siblings end up in a joyless home when their mother, Emilie, marries a stern bishop. The bleak situation gradually grows worse as the bishop becomes more controlling, but dedicated relatives make a valiant attempt to aid Emilie, Fanny and Alexander.