Who Saw Him Die

SF Film

Mårtensson is a school teacher - his work is a nightmare, he is scared of children, both at work and in his private life. He can neither communicate with his pupils nor control them - we watch him being destroyed, with pity and terror.During a walk in the harbour Mårtensson meets an old school friend, a photographer, at work. Mårtensson talks openly to his old friend of his fears: his mistake is, he says, that he is on the side of the pupils against himself.Mårtensson is on duty when one of his pupils is hit by a truck - his sense of guilt is reawakened and his nightmares return.Nightmares and reality melt to form an entity.

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Who Saw Him Die

Title Who Saw Him Die

Original title Ole Dole Doff

Director Jan Troell

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Per Oscarsson, Kerstin Tidelius, Anne-Marie Gyllenspetz

Script Bengt Forslund, Clas Engström, Jan Troell

Production company SF

Release 1968 Mar, 18

Duration 110 min

Mårtensson is a school teacher - his work is a nightmare, he is scared of children, both at work and in his private life. He can neither communicate with his pupils nor control them - we watch him being destroyed, with pity and terror.During a walk in the harbour Mårtensson meets an old school friend, a photographer, at work. Mårtensson talks openly to his old friend of his fears: his mistake is, he says, that he is on the side of the pupils against himself.Mårtensson is on duty when one of his pupils is hit by a truck - his sense of guilt is reawakened and his nightmares return.Nightmares and reality melt to form an entity. Mårtensson is a school teacher - his work is a nightmare, he is scared of children, both at work and in his private life. He can neither communicate with his pupils nor control them - we watch him being destroyed, with pity and terror.During a walk in the harbour Mårtensson meets an old school friend, a photographer, at work. Mårtensson talks openly to his old friend of his fears: his mistake is, he says, that he is on the side of the pupils against himself.Mårtensson is on duty when one of his pupils is hit by a truck - his sense of guilt is reawakened and his nightmares return.Nightmares and reality melt to form an entity.

Title Who Saw Him Die

Original title Ole Dole Doff

Director Jan Troell

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Per Oscarsson, Kerstin Tidelius, Anne-Marie Gyllenspetz

Script Bengt Forslund, Clas Engström, Jan Troell

Production company SF

Release 1968 Mar, 18

Duration 110 min

Genre: Drama






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