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The Glass-blower’s Children

Glasblåsarns barn. Sweden. Feature film. 1998. 110 min. Director: Anders Grönros.
Subtitles: None.
Age rec. 8+

Based on the novel of the same name by Swedish author Maria Gripe, this is the magical tale of the two children Klas and Klara, who are stolen away by a nobleman as a gift for his wife. A reviewer in the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet described the film as ”one of the most imaginative and well-made Swedish films of recent times.”
The Glass-blower’s Children was awarded two prestigious Guldbagge awards in an annual film gala overseen by the Swedish Film Institute, one for Best Photography, the other for Best Male Supporting Role.