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Adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's autobiographical film. Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family.

A new two-part radio version of Ingmar Bergman's Academy Award-winning 1982 film about a Swedish family at the start of the twentieth century. The critically acclaimed original work is one of the longest films in cinematic history, and is a beguiling drama about childhood where imagination is found to be a passport out of dread and into mystery. Adapted for radio by Sharon Oakes.

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Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling theatrical family in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden. Ingmar Bergman intended Fanny and Alexander to be his swan song, and it is the legendary director's warmest and most autobiographical film that combines his trademark melancholy and emotional intensity with immense joy and sensuality.

1 hour, 15 minutes

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Sun 12 Mar 2017 21:00

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Role Contributor
Writer Ingmar Bergman
Adaptor Sharon Oakes
Fanny Hollie Burgess
Alexander Adam Thomas Wright
Emilie Lisa Dillon
Gustav Stuart McQuarrie
Oscar Justin Salinger
Alma Jessica Turner
Maj Rhiannon Neads
Isak Allan Corduner
Ismael Carl Prekopp
Aron Joseph Arkley
Bishop Mark Bazeley
Henrietta Jane Slavin
Justine/Ester Hannah Wood
Producer Gaynor Macfarlane
Director Gaynor Macfarlane
Composer Carl Prekopp
Performer Carl Prekopp

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