The Women on the Roof

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The Women on the Roof ★★ Kvinnorna pa Taket 1989

Naive Linnea (Ooms) rents an attic apartment in Stockholm, just before the start of WWI. Her neighbor is Anna (Bergstrom), an artist working on a tableaux that soon involves Linnea, as the women become friends and then lovers. The reappearance of Anna's former boyfriend Willy (Skarskard) leads to a menage a trois until an accident compels Anna to reveal secrets that alter their lives. Swedish with subtitles. 86m/C VHS . SW Helena Bergstrom, Amanda Ooms, Stellan Skarsgard; D: Carl-Gustaf Nykvist; W: Carl-Gustaf Nykvist, Lasse Summanen; C: Jorgen Persson, Ulf Brantas.

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