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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 18 min.


Carnival Evening is the English-language title of the Swedish Marknadsafton. Based on a novel by Wilhelm Moberg, the film is an anecdotal account of life in a sleepy Swedish provincial town. The many subplots converge during Carnival Night, with some stories culminating happily, others less so. Of the huge cast, Adolf Jahr and Emy Hagman are afforded the most sizeable roles. In many respects, the true star of the film is cinematographer Hilding...more