A magnificent film about breaking up with burdens of the past and the search for oneself. An epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the shadow of World War II, based on the novel with the same name by one of Sweden’s internationally most read authors, Marianne Fredriksson
Marianne Fredriksson is one of Sweden’s internationally most read authors, her books have been translated into more than 40 languages and have sold over 17 million copies. SIMON AND THE OAKS is based on her critically acclaimed novel with the same name. It’s also the first feature film adaptation based on her books.