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The Brothers Lionheart (Broderna Lejonhjarta)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Action/Adventure, Family, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:January 1, 1977
Running time:72 minutes
Cast:Staffan Götestam, Lars Söderdahl, Allan Edwall, Gunn Wållgren, Folke Hjort
Director:Ollie Hellbom
Writer:Astrid Lindgren

Description: This lavish period piece was filmed throughout Denmark, Sweden and Finland, and is based on a children's book by Astrid Lindgren. Lionheart refers not to the Richard variety, but to the Lion brothers: two boys who suffered illness and poverty in Stockholm in 1910. They are reunited after death to become tireless do-gooders. In the name of their imprisoned leader Orvar, the ghostly Lions fight side by side against oppression in the Middle Ages. Parents, take heart: the spectral brothers' battles won't be terribly fierce, since the film carries a G rating. Steffan Gotestam and Lars Soderdahl star in The Brothers Lionheart, which overcomes a slow beginning with a rousing finale.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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