Simon And The Oaks (US) (2011)



Tags: world war ii, sweden, jew, simon, gothenburg, marianne fredriksson, isak

Description: An epic drama, SIMON AND THE OAKS (based on the international bestseller) is the gripping story of Simon, an intellectually gifted boy who feels out of place in his own family. The film offers a unique depiction of fate, destiny and free will and vividly portrays the situation for Jews in Sweden during World War II and stars Bill Skarsgard, Helen Sjoholm and Jan Josef Liefers. A major commercial success in its native Sweden, the film has grossed over $4 million at the Swedish box office and has received a record 13 nominations for the 2012 Sweden's Guldbagge Awards (the local equivalent of the Oscars) including: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Cinematography.

Genre: Drama

Studio: The Film Arcade

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Release Dates:

Country Release Type Date
Sweden Theatrical Wide Release 12/9/2011
United States Theatrical Limited Release 10/12/2012

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