Alla Vi Barn I Bullerbyn 1986
1h 27min | Family | 6 December 1986 (Sweden)
The story of the children who live in Bullarby, Sweden, through the spring and summer months.
Growing up with Astrid Lindgrens books and TV-series and movies, I have to say that “Barnen i Bullerbyn” is my favorite. As a native Swede, I understand that a lot of foreigners might not fully understand all the singing and weird giggling. But as a story the old movie/TV-series is definitely a good way of telling how things where in the old days in Sweden.
I’m not fond at all of the new recordings, because it spoils the feeling of the dirt-roads and everything to it. Maybe todays kids wouldn’t appreciate it since it don’t contain tons of flash and monsters or anime characters. yet I won’t let my children grow up without seeing this part of my history and background.
All the characters are well thought through. And having Astrid and Lisa as the storytellers it gives the movie/TV-series a special feeling because of the language. It’s a part of Astrids life and up growth. Even if it’s just about “everyday life” for some kids. It’s still about friendship and a good way of seeing things through the eyes of a child.
I haven’t seen the English version. and I doubt I ever will. for me, Astrid Lindgrens books and movies and TV-series are supposed to be in Swedish. It’s the old recordings with the original actors that’s “it”. all those new recording that’s been done lately can never re-tell the story the way Astrid did. Because no one knew the stories the way she did.
still, I easily recommend you to see Barnen I Bullerbyn, if not because it’s a classic, then just to see how the old Sweden was, before it became to modern.
Director: Lasse Hallström
Writers: Astrid Lindgren (novels), Astrid Lindgren (screenplay)
Stars: Linda Bergström, Crispin Dickson Wendenius, Henrik Larsson
René (verified owner) –
Nice film version of an Astrid Lindgren story. It is all cheerful, all positive, actually nothing like “exciting”. It is a collage of very small experiences, grouped around six children from the hamlet of Bullerbyn. The time is undefined: the film was shot in 1960, but the story could also be set back somewhere in the 1930s. Or sooner or later. It is a beautiful time. There is peace on earth: just watch this movie!
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allan (verified owner) –
no problems at all subtitles ok good value