The Horseman

Allowed 84 minutes 2006 7.5

Stig-Anders runs his own farm with tools and methods that were once his parents'. He cares for the forest part tenderly, but when storm Gudrun arrives, his view of nature clashes with modern forest clearing. After a hospital stay with frozen feet, he can return thanks to the help of a woman who spent the summer with him as a child. The Horseman is a masterful documentary: down-to-earth, life-affirming and tenderly depicts it with Peter Gerdehag's shimmering photo, nominated to a Guldbagge 2007, and Tell Johansson's millimeter-precise, lively editing of an original, different person's admirable struggle for survival in the way he learned from a previous generation.

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Documentary
Genre: Documentary, family
Starring: Stig-Anders Svensson, Madelene Björklund, Tore Berggren, Siv Blom, Ulrika Engsund
Country: Sweden
Language: Swedish