82 minutes, Sweden, 1967, Subtitled, Colour, D-Cinema. TOTAL DURATION: 92 minutes

When Josephine, daughter of a rural pastor, befriends Hugo, the nephew of a local gardener, the stage is set for the two to have a series of adventures as they explore the world of nature around them during a glorious Swedish summer, watched over by the benevolent gardener.

Tender and beautiful, the film is also strikingly shot. Showing with Ten Minutes Older (Herz Frank, 10 minutes, Latvia, 1978), which focuses on the faces of an audience of children reacting to a performance we never see.

This film is screening as part of our season, Cinema of Childhood (April 12th – 20th). 

Show your ticket for Mark Cousins’ A Story of Children and Film to IFI Box Office staff to claim discounted concession rates for tickets to any Cinema of Childhood Season films in April: €6.90 (instead of €8.60)/IFI Members: €5.40 (instead of €6.90).

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