The Glass-Blower's Children

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The Glass-Blower's Children

child kidnapping glass blowing 19th century

The Glass-Blower's Children

Release Date: February 27, 1998

Year    :   1998
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Genres    :   Drama, Family
Production Companies    :   Audiovisuellt Produksjonsfond, Birkeland Film Company, Eurimages, Mutter Media, Nordic Screen Production AS, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Orrefors, Spice, Svenska Filminstitutet, TV 1000 Sverige, Zentropa Entertainments
Director    :   Anders Grönros
Producers    :   Olle Westholm
Writers    :   Anders Grönros, Maria Gripe
RunTime    :   110 mins.

Based on the novel by Maria Gripe, this is the story of two children, Klas and Klara, growing up in the poor Swedish countryside of the mid-19th century. Their father Albert is a glass-blower, famous for his beautiful vases, but still unable to earn enough money for his wife Sofia and the children. At a spring fair a distinguished gentleman arrives and buys all of Albert's glassware. After this nothing will be the same again. Klas and Klara are kidnapped and taken to a strange castle...

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