My Life as a Dog (Mitt Liv som Hund) Reviews
April 16, 2020
A simple and captivating Swedish movie that has no precedents, especially when it comes to its masterful command of humor or pathos. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 28, 2020
This is a coming-of-age film in the fullest sense of the term: we watch Ingemar grow up before our eyes, and turn into a human being who can live with the harsh memories as well as the more lyrical ones.
March 19, 2019
Splendidly acted, and directed with touches of visual poetry by Lasse Hallström.
March 6, 2017
My Life as a Dog succeeds on an intimate, human scale that is entirely appropriate for a story covering about a year in the life of a pretty ordinary boy in a pretty ordinary place.
July 19, 2008
The frequent collision of comedy and drama is breathtakingly real, and Anton Glanzelius is terrific as Ingemar, a smart 12 year old with a philosophical bent
June 28, 2007
One of the greatest and most sensitive films about children and the turbulence of childhood...
April 13, 2007
A series of emotionally wrenching moments that made My Life as a Dog a transatlantic hit when it arrived in 1985.
May 26, 2006
A good-natured coming-of-age pic from Sweden captured the hearts of many.
September 4, 2004
The gentlest direction that director Lasse Halstrom has ever demonstrated.
October 16, 2003
Hallstrm acknowledges that the film is his best work, the one he compares all his other films to.