As it is in Heaven


As it is in Heaven
This Swedish movie tells the tale of a successful international composer, who decides to chuck it all in and return to his childhood rural village. Due to the difference in social standing, he is initially an outcast, but then the local choir asks him for some help. That unfortunately leads him into conflict with the religious leaders, as he brings new ideas to a small community, and they teach him a few things about life. In Swedish with English subtitles.

129 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Violence).
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Lennart Jähkel, Ingela Olsson, Niklas Falk, Helen Sjöholm, Ylva Lööf, Per Morberg
Director
Kay Pollak
ScreenplayKay Pollak, Anders Nyberg, Ola Losson, Carin Pollak, Margeretha Pollak
MusicStefan Nilsson
CinematographyHarald Gunnar Paalgard
EditingTomas Täng
Sound formatsDolby SR, DTS
Made in2004
Produced bySonet Film AB, GF Studios AB

IMDB page | FPB Report

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong in context, strong blasphemy, but in context
NudityInfrequent, non-sexual context
SexSexual innuendo
ViolenceSome strong scenes
PrejudiceMild
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsSome disturbing violent elements of domestic violence — a husband beating his wife. Very uplifting drama overall.
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Scale (Max)20

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Shaun de Waal
14
SA Movie & DVD
James O'Ehley
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15

What the People say

Internet
2523 Netizens
15

Average .. 74%

15




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