The Glassblower's Children (1997)

The Glassblower's Children
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 50mins.
Genres Adaptation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Period
Keywords children's
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Maria Gripe Source Material (from novel) n/a 120793 4000002
Anders Gronros Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Peter Aalbaek Jensen Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Petter Borgli Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Philip Øgaard Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Anders Gronros Editor n/a 172 7000001
Eddie Axberg Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Lotta Pettersson Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Jan Olof Ågren Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Johan Söderqvist Music n/a 120781 8000001
Anders Birkeland Producer n/a 3 3000001
Anders Gronros Director n/a 2 2000001
Lena Granhagen Actor Flaxa 1 1000005
Elin Klinga Actor The Mistress 1 1000004
Berggren Thommy Actor The Master 1 1000003
Pernilla August Actor Sofia 1 1000002
Mans Westfelt Actor The Driver 1 1000006
Ann-Cathrin Palme Actor Nana 1 1000007
Helge Jordahl Actor Gustaf 1 1000010
Jasmine Heikura Actor Klara 1 1000009
Oliver P Peldius Actor Klas 1 1000008
Stellan Skarsgård Actor Albert 1 1000001
Set at the start of the 19th century, Albert is a glassblower who lives with his wife Sofia and their two children, Klas and Klara. The family is happy but find it hard to make ends meet. In another part of the country lives a royal family whose mistress is completely spoiled and her husband, the master, who dotes upon her. The mistress decides she wants children and her husband dispatches his driver to find some appropriate kids. He comes back, having kidnapped the glassblowers children, deprives the youngsters of their memories, and forces them to live in the castle.