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As It Is in Heaven (2004)As It Is in Heaven (2004)

As It Is in Heaven (2004)

Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

7.8

movie

Denmark, Sweden

English, Swedish

Grown-up Comedy, Romantic

2004

Kay Pollak

André Sjöberg, Barbro Kollberg, Frida Hallgren

132 min

Synopsis

A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town yet the choir builds a great love for their teacher.

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7.8
Ezechiel

A Swedish film about a world-famous conductor who suddenly interrupts his career to return alone to his childhood village in Norrland. It doesn’t take long before he is asked to come and listen to the fragment of a church choir, which practices every Thursday in the parish hall. “Just come along and give a little bit of good advice”. He can’t say no, and from that moment, nothing in the village is the same again. The choir develops and grows. He makes both friends and enemies. And he finds love. It’s a wonderful movie about faith, values, and the exploration of one’s spirit.

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