Here's Your Life

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Här har du ditt liv
Here's Your Life poster.png
Film poster
Directed by Jan Troell
Produced by Bengt Forslund
Written by Screenplay:
Jan Troell
Bengt Forslund
Eyvind Johnson
Starring Eddie Axberg
Music by Erik Nordgren
Cinematography Jan Troell
Release dates
  • 26 December 1966 (1966-12-26)
Running time 169 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Here's Your Life (Swedish: Här har du ditt liv) is a 1966 Swedish drama film directed by Jan Troell, based on the second of Eyvind Johnson's semi-autobiographical series of four novels Romanen om Olof, about a working-class boy growing up in northern Sweden.

Selected cast[edit]


It won the Gold and Silver Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival in 1967 for Best Film and Best Director, as well as the award for Best Director at the 4th Guldbagge Awards.[1] It was also entered into the 17th Berlin International Film Festival.[2] The film was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 40th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Award section at (in Swedish) Swedish Film Institute
  2. ^ " Awards for Here's Your Life". Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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