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Wellkamm to Verona

Alternative title
Welcome to Verona
Synopsis
Swedish feature film about relationships in a retirement home starring well-known Bergman actors Jan Malmsjo, Ghita Norby and Erland Josephson. Retired theatre director Walter tries to get erstwhile stage diva Virginia to fall in love with him by staging a performance of Romeo and Juliet at Verona, their retirement home in the country.
Language
Swedish
Country
Sweden
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2006
Duration
105 mins

Credits

Director
Suzanne Osten
Producer
Thomas Lydholm; Ulf Ahlberg
Screenplay
Erik Uddenberg; Suzanne Osten
Music
Thomas Lagerman
Costume
Camilla Thulin
Art Direction
Johan Petri
Cast
Erland Josephson 
Ghita NorbyVirginia
Jan MalmsjoWalter
Simon NorrthonLennart
Victoria OlmarkerAsa

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Amateur theatre

Notes

History
First screened at the Gothenburg Film Festival on January 28, 2006; the film was released in Sweden on 7 April 2006.

Production Company

Name

Filmlance International

Name

Metronome Productions

Name

Rubicon TV

Distributor

Name

Paramount Home Entertainment (UK)

Web
http://www.paramountpictures.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3184 2300
Fax
020 3184 2102
Address
Building 5
Chiswick Park
566 Chiswick High Road
London
W4 5YF
Notes
Formerly: CIC Video

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
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