The Girls

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1968
  • Running time: 100 min
The Girls (Swedish: Flickorna) is a 1968 Swedish drama film directed by Mai Zetterling, starring Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson and Gunnel Lindblom. It is a feminist reinvention of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, and revolves... read more
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The Girls (Swedish: Flickorna) is a 1968 Swedish drama film directed by Mai Zetterling, starring Bibi Andersson, Harriet Andersson and Gunnel Lindblom. It is a feminist reinvention of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, and revolves around a theatre group who set up the play. In 1996 a documentary on the making of the film, Lines From the Heart, was made by director Christina Olofson.

Original Release

09/16/1968

Cast

Bibi Andersson Liz / Lysistrata
Harriet Andersson Marianne / Myrrhine
Gunnel Lindblom Gunilla / Kalonike
Gunnar Björnstrand Hugo
Erland Josephson Carl, Mann von Liz
Frank Sundström Marianne's lover
Åke Lindström Bengt
Stig Engström Thommy
Leif Liljeroth Tourist Manager Kiruna
Ulf Palme Director
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Mai Zetterling

Writers

David Hughes, Mai Zetterling, Aristophanes

Cast

Bibi Andersson Liz / Lysistrata
Harriet Andersson Marianne / Myrrhine
Gunnel Lindblom Gunilla / Kalonike
Gunnar Björnstrand Hugo
Erland Josephson Carl, Mann von Liz
Frank Sundström Marianne's lover
Åke Lindström Bengt
Stig Engström Thommy
Leif Liljeroth Tourist Manager Kiruna
Ulf Palme Director
Ingvar Kjellson Olle
Bellan Roos Choir Member
Chris Wahlström Choir Member
Brita Öberg Choir Member
Manne Grünberger Choir Member
Per Grevér TV Reporter
Bertil Norström Restaurant Guest
Gunnel Sporr Erika
Karin Miller Prompter
Monique Ernstdotter Young Girl

Producers

Editors

Wic Kjellin

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