Swedish cinema classics are shown in Tokyo – Pages



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movie 30 classic Swedish films are being shown in Japan to commemorate the fact that, 150 years ago, Sweden and Japan established diplomatic relations with each other. The films shown are selected and restored by the Swedish Film Institute, among others, "A Woman's Face" by Gustaf Molander is presented with a young Ingrid Bergman in the lead and "Girls" by Mai Zetterling from 1968.

"For a long time we had a great deal of cooperation with our Japanese counterparts, and this year a number of silent Swedish analogue films restored in Tokyo were exhibited," said Jon Wengström, director of Filmarkivet. in a press release.

In addition, a restored Japanese film of then-heir prince Gustaf Adolf, the king's grandfather, visits Tokyo in 1926.

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