Taglines: För många av oss betydde kriget början på friheten.
When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm and gets a job as a waitress. She meets the happy-go-lucky Berit and together they have a wonderful time. She also meets a young man, Bengt, whom she marries. But almost immediately she discovers that her husband is different from the man who was courting her.
1939 is a Swedish drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 25 December 1989, directed by Göran Carmback. It’s set in Stockholm in 1939 where 18 years old Annika from Värmland comes to work as a waitress girl.
Directed by: Göran Carmback
Starring: Helene Egelund, Helena Bergström, Per Morberg, Ingvar Hirdwall, Anita Ekström, Per Oscarsson, Johan Ulveson, Anita Wall, Krister Henriksson, Gunilla Larsson
Screenplay by: Catti Edfeldt
Production Design by: Jimmy McGann, Lasse Westfelt
Cinematography by: Jens Fischer
Film Editing by: Susanne Linnman, Jan Persson
Costume Design by: Inger Pehrsson
Music by: Anders Berglund
Distributed by: Svensk Filmindustri (SF)
Release Date: December 25, 1989