My Life as a Dog

My Life as a Dog (1985)

It could have been worse. I've actually been lucky. If you compare...

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1985-12-12
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 250 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: svenska
  • Production Company: SF Studios
  • Production Country: Sweden
  • Director: Lasse Hallström
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A boy, obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle in 1959 Sweden.

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  • Anton Glanzelius

    as Ingemar Johansson
  • Tomas von Brömssen

    as Ingemar's Uncle Gunnar
  • Anki Lidén

    as Ingemar's Mother
  • Melinda Kinnaman

    as Saga
  • Kicki Rundgren

    as Gunnar's Wife Ulla
  • Lennart Hjulström

    as The Artist
  • Ing-Marie Carlsson

    as Berit
  • Leif Ericson

    as Uncle Sandberg
  • Christina Carlwind

    as Mrs. Sandberg
  • Ralph Carlsson

    as Harry
  • Viveca Dahlén

    as Tvättande Kvinna
  • Johan Widerberg

    as Boy in Town
  • Manfred Serner

    as Ingemar's Older Brother Erik
  • Jan-Philip Hollström

    as Manne the Boy with Green Hair
  • Arnold Alfredsson

    as Manne's Grandfather
  • Fritz Elofsson

    as Mäster
  • Didrik Gustafsson

    as Arvidsson
  • Per Ottosson

    as Tommy
  • Magnus Rask

    as Fransson
Camera Jörgen Persson Director of Photography
Writing Brasse Brännström Screenplay
Sound Björn Isfält Original Music Composer
Editing Susanne Linnman Editor
Writing Reidar Jönsson Novel
Production Waldemar Bergendahl Producer
Directing Lasse Hallström Director
Writing Reidar Jönsson Screenplay
Writing Lasse Hallström Screenplay
Writing Per Berglund Screenplay
Editing Christer Furubrand Editor
Costume & Make-Up Susanne Falck Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Inger Pehrsson Costume Design