Best known for What's Eating Gilbert Grape and Chocolat, Sweden director Lasse Hallström broke onto the scene with this poignant, beautiful film awarded top honors by the Independent Spirit Awards, and for which Hallström was nominated for a Best Director Academy Award.
A boy (Anton Glanzelius), obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle (Tomas von Brömssen) in 1959 Sweden.
Run time: 101 minutes
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