ADALEN 31

By : Bo Widerberg

With : Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund, Stefan Feierbach, Marie de Geer
Suède, 1969, 105 min
Zone 2, Couleur,
9.00 €


English title : ADALEN RIOTS
Original title : ADALEN 31

Directed by : Bo Widerberg
With : Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund, Stefan Feierbach, Marie de Geer

Sweden, 1969, 105 mn
Zone 2, color
Original Swedish version with French Subtitles

Some strike-breakers are being transported to Sandviken during a strike, where they are assaulted by the strikers. On May the 14th 1931, a confrontation breakouts between demonstrators and the military forces, who open fire killing and injuring five people.

ADALEN 31 is a Swedish drama film. It depicts the 1931 Ådalen shootings, in which Swedish military forces opened fire against labour demonstrators in the Swedish sawmill district of Ådalen.

Technical specifications : DVD 9 – 1969 - 105 mn – color – Language : Swedish – Subtitles : French

Cannes Film Festival , 1969 : Grand Prize of the jury
Guldbagge Awards, 1969 : Best direction for Bo Widerberg and Best actor for Roland Hedlund
Academy Awards, USA and Golden Globes, USA 1970 : Best foreign language film


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