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  Photograph: Svenska Filminstitutet; courtesy Le Giornate del Cinema Muto.
Rågens rike
Also known as Storgaardens saga in Denmark; Viljan vaitakunta in Finland; Il regno della segale in Italy; The Kingdom of Rye in the United Kingdom
(1929) Swedish
B&W : 2844 metres
Directed by Ivar Johansson

Cast: Mathias Taube [Mattias Spangar], Eric Laurent [Markus], Märtha Lindlöf [the widow], Margit Manstad [Klara], Artur Cederborgh [the prophet], Gustav Runsten [the farmhand], Axel Slangus [Kniv-Pekka], Gösta Ericsson [Ante], Solveig Hedengran [Stina], Lizzie Nyström [the old maid], Sven Bergvall [Gusten], Wictor Hagman [Jan], Hilda Borgström [Bonfgumma], Gustaf Gjerdrum [the priest], Knut Frankman [a neighbor], Helga Brofeldt [a maid], Julia Cæsar [a maid], Signe Enwall [a maid], Hilda Castegren [an old countrywoman], Tyra Dörum [an old countrywoman], Gunhild Robertson [an old countrywoman], Edla Rothgardt [an old countrywoman]

Tellus Film and Maja Engelbrektson production; distributed by Fribergs Filmbyrå. / Scenario by Ivar Johansson, from a poem by Jarl Hemmer. Art direction by Vilhelm Bryde. Makeup artist, Gustav Runsten. Cinematography by Carl Halling. Intertitle design by Alva Lundin. / Released 26 December 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was released in Finland on 5 January 1930.


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 24 August 2014.

References: Website-IMDb.

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