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Ture Sventon Och Fallet Isabella


The Ture Sventon detective novels and stories by Ake Holmberg have delighted generations of Swedish youngsters. This somewhat stylized film takes the private detective on a search for a famous horse stolen from the circus. The clever language of the novel this film is based on enlivens narrated sections. The filmmakers chose to minimize the magical aspects of the novel and to present the action in a larger-than-life manner harking back to silent films. Given the iconic status of the novels, neither...more