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My Life as a Dog (Mitt liv som hund) tells the story of Ingemar, a twelve-year-old from a working-class family sent to live with his uncle in a country village when his mother falls ill. There, the boy finds both refuge from his misfortunes and unexpected adventure with the help of the town’s warmhearted eccentrics. Featuring an incredibly mature and unaffected performance from the young Anton Glanzelius, this is a beloved and bittersweet evocation of the struggles and joys of childhood from…

My Life as a Dog (1985) "Mitt liv som hund" (original title) Stars: Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén, Melinda Kinnaman ~ Director: Lasse Hallström (Winner of 14 awards & 5 nominations; Nominated for 2 Oscars; won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film Sweden 1988)

My Life as a Dog Anton Glanzelius, Stig Engström, Anita Ekström, Göran Stangertz, Lena Lindgren, Marvin Yxner, Claire Wikholm, Wiveka Alexandersson, Yvonne Elgstrand, Janne Forsell, Christer Jonsson, Lilly Kellberg, Jörgen Persson, Lasse Hallström, Waldemar Bergendahl, Brasse Brännström, Per Berglund, Reidar Jönsson: Movies & TV

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My Life as a Dog (1985)

Directed by Lasse Hallström. With Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén, Melinda Kinnaman. Ingemar lives with his brother and his terminally ill mother. When she needs rest he is sent off to relatives for the summer. While there, he meets people and experience things that helps him deal with, and at times forget about, his mother’s illness. Even so, he’s sad at times. But no matter what, he tells himself, he’s not as bad off as Laika, the first animal to orbit Earth.

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My Life as a Dog (Swedish: Mitt liv som hund) is a 1985 Swedish drama film directed by Lasse Hallström. It tells the story of Ingemar, a young boy sent to live with relatives. The cast includes Anton Glanzelius, Melinda Kinnaman and Tomas von Brömssen. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Director and Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium. It won the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1988. The movie received mostly positive reviews.