Dreaming of Rita

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Dreaming of Rita ★★ 1994

Bob (Oscarsson) named his daughter Rita after long-lost love Sabine's resemblance to Hollywood goddess, Rita Hayworth. Now an elderly widower, Bob suddenly decides to try and find Sabine, taking off across the Swedish countryside. The unhappily married Rita (Lagercrantz), leaving husband and children behind, goes after him—and meets sympathetic hitchhiker Erik (Ersgard), who's happy to offer a little romance. Swedish with subtitles. 108m/C VHS . SW Per Oscarsson, Marika Lagercrantz, Patrick Ersgard, Philip Zanden; D: Jon Lindstrom; W: Jon Lindstrom, Rita Holst; C: Kjell Lagerros.