Fanny & Alexander(1982)

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Synopsis :

As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company. After their father dies unexpectedly, however, the siblings end up in a joyless home when their mother, Emilie, marries a stern bishop. The bleak situation gradually grows worse as the bishop becomes more controlling, but dedicated relatives make a valiant attempt to aid Emilie, Fanny and Alexander.

Our View :

Ingmar Bergman knew how to take the dysfunctional family to another level, with this foreign language entry earning 4 Oscars.

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