|After his mother's death, Olof lives alone on the family farm. Unable to read and write, he's dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Erik, who's been a sailor, brags how he's been with hundreds of women. One day Olof decides to put in an ad in the local paper looking for a young maid. Ellen, a young middle class woman from the city arrives to take over the house and as the summer passes, Olof's heart and Erik's lust.|
International title: Under the sun
Director: Colin Nutley
Script: Colin Nutley, David Neal and Johanna Hald
after a short story by H.E. Bates (The Little Farm which can be found in the collection "Colonel Julian and other stories"(1936))
Shot on location: At Ronnum's manor outside Trollhättan
Premiere: 25 December 1998
Running time: 2.11
|Helena Bergström||Ellen Lind|
|Johan Widerberg||Erik Jonsson|
|Gunilla Röör||Newspaper Receptionist|
|Bergljót Arnadóttir||Shop Assistant|
You can find, among other things, a press kit for Under Solen at Railroad Square Cinema.
See more pictures from Under Solen here.
Read reviews of Under the Sun here (in Swedish)
Johan Widerberg tillbaka i "Under Solen" (Aftonbladet 981230)
Colin Nutley: "Hollywood är inget för mig". (Expressen 000308)
Oscarsgalan: Nutley hoppas på ett mirakel (Expressen 000323)
Intervju med Linda Ulveus om inspelningen av Under Solen
Pictures from among others: SF Film, Railroad Square Cinema och Mundofree.com.
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