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Fram for lilla Marta

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 18 min.


Filmgoers who know Stig Jarrel only for his performance of the odious, sadistic schoolmaster in Sjoberg's Torment might be startled by his endearing and amusing portrayal in Fram for Lilla Marta. Jarrel is cast as a saxophone player who needs a job in a hurry. Trouble is, the only opening is with an all-girl orchestra. Thus it is that Jarrel dons female attire, anticipating Some Like It Hot by nearly 14 years. An enormous hit in Sweden, Fram for Lilla Marta did rather less well in America, where it was...more