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About the film




Release Date: March 16, 1964

Year    :   1964
Slogan    :   «It is written that 490 times you can sin and be forgiven. This motion picture is about the 491st.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   SF Studios
Director    :   Vilgot Sjöman
Producers    :   Allan Ekelund, Lars-Owe Carlberg
Writers    :   Vilgot Sjöman, Lars Görling
RunTime    :   102 mins.

A study in forgiveness as oppression and goodness as provocation. Six youth criminals are chosen to participate in a social experiment where they are assigned to live together in a rundown apartment in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. The six boys are being supervised by two forgiving and uneasy social workers. Their need to continue to commit petty crimes escalates out of boredom with the situation. One night they run into a young girl in trouble.

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