Käre John (Dear John) (1964)




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John (Jarl Kulle) is a sea captain whose wife left him years ago in this sentimental romantic drama. One weekend, he meets and falls for Anita (Christina Schollin), the pretty single mother of six-year-old Helent (Helene Nilsson). The film opens with John and Anita in bed together, sharing their life stories with each other. John begins to hope his relationship with Anita will grow into something permanent, but Anita is not convinced that his intentions are altogether honorable. The feature was nominated for an Academy Award for "Best Foreign Film" in 1965. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi


Jarl Kulle
as John Berndtsson
Emy Storm
as Karin Lindgren
Erik Hell
as Yngve Lindgren
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Lindgren has a clean, fast, unexplanatory style that goes well with seashore and sun, and manages to suggest warmth without sentimentality.

Jul 20, 2018 | Full Review…

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