Iris and the Lieutenant

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Iris and the Lieutenant
Iris och löjtnantshjärta (film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Alf Sjöberg
Produced by Harald Molander
Written by Olle Hedberg
Alf Sjöberg
Starring Mai Zetterling
Release dates
  • 16 December 1946 (1946-12-16)
Running time
86 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Iris and the Lieutenant (Swedish: Iris och löjtnantshjärta) is a 1946 Swedish drama film directed by Alf Sjöberg and starring Mai Zetterling, Alf Kjellin and Åke Claesson.[1] It won the Grand Prix at the 1946 Cannes Film Festival.[2] The film boosted Zetterling's international profile. Shortly afterwards she moved to Britain to make Frieda (1947).

The film is adapted from a 1934 novel by the same title, written by Olle Hedberg.



  1. ^ "Iris och löjtnantshjärta". Swedish Film Database. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  2. ^ "Cannes: Iris och löjtnantshjärta". Cannes. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 

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