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Elvira Madigan (1967)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:January 1, 1967
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren, Lennart Malmer, Cleo Jensen, Yvonne Ingdal
Director:Bo Widerberg
Writer:Noelle Gilmour, Johan Lindström Saxon

Description: Inspired by the famous Johan Lindstrom Saxon ballad, this Swedish film involves circus performer Elvira Madigan (Pia Degermark) and army officer Sixten Sparre (Thommy Berggren). Sparre breaks loose of the oppressive atmosphere of both the military and his tradition-bound family to conduct a passionate affair with Elvira. Aware only of one another's presence, the lovers refuse to recognize that they have stepped irreversibly on the road to tragedy.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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