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Isfält, Björn

Overview
Works: 50 works in 100 publications in 5 languages and 1,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Motion pictures  Romance films  Comedy films  Children's films  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Björn Isfält
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert takes care of his family and works at the local grocery store in his rural town, and the responsibility is starting to get to him. He meets a girl passing through town and starts to re-examine his life
Mitt liv som hund My life as a dog by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bittersweet chronicle of a year in a 12 year old's life in the late fifties succeeds in traversing the fine line between comedy and tragedy. Ingemar resourcefully survives the blows of a difficult coming of age. His father has deserted the family. His otherwise sympathetic mother is ill and increasingly unable to cope. So Ingemar is farmed out to relatives. This is a poignant picture of youthful tenacity
The grass is singing by Michael Raeburn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a desperately independent city-bred woman who gives up the comfort of her cosmopolitan life she's accustomed to for the sake of her man and eventual husband. Joining her husband in the African countryside where he is trying to make his way, she is unprepared to deal with the reality of country living. Gradually farm life begins to unnerve her, and after a series of events she loses her self-control and becomes sexually involved with another man
En kärleks historia by Roy Andersson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the love between teens Annika and Pär, in all its insecurity, fear, tenderness and joy, in an atmosphere of their parents' reality-- the Swedish welfare society's lost generation
Ronja die Räubertochter by Astrid Lindgren( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit einem urgewaltigen Krach bricht in einer Gewitternacht die alte verwitterte Festung der Mattis-Sippe auseinander. Im selben Moment wird ein Kind geboren: Ronja, die Erbin des Wegelagerers Mattis. Umgeben von Diebesmeute, gefährlichen Graugnomen und Dunkeltrollen, wächst das Mädchen auf. Eines Tages trifft sie auf einem ihrer Streifzüge durch den geheimnisvollen Mattis-Wald einen Jungen: Birk. Er ist der Sohn des Anführers der Borka-Bande, des Todfeindes der Mattis-Räuber. Aus anfänglicher Abneigung wird Freundschaft - bis die Entführung Birks einen tödlichen Krieg zwischen den Banden auslöst. Mattis und Borka treffen in einem Zweikampf aufeinander. Wem werden die Kräfte zur Seite stehen? (Quelle: www.headfilm.ch)
What's eating Gilbert Grape Gilbert Grape by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gilbert Grape est l'aîné d'une famille de quatre enfants. Après le suicide de son père, il doit s'occuper de sa mère devenue obèse, de ses deux sœurs et de son frère malade mental, Arnie. Son univers bascule le jour où il rencontre Beckie... Chronique familiale douce-amère, 'Gilbert Grape' oscille entre rêve et réalité, entre humour et émotion. Un film émouvant, sincère, plein de justesse, marqué par la rencontre et la révélation de deux des plus grands acteurs de leur génération, Johnny Depp et Léonardo DiCaprio." [Source : jaquette]
Die Brüder Löwenherz by Astrid Lindgren( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma vie de chien by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Une petite ville suédoise dans les années cinquante. Ingemar, douze ans, vit avec sa mère , son frère aîné et sa chienne qu'il adore. lorsque les vacances d'été arrivent, la mère, atteinte de tuberculose, alitée , et réclament un calme constant, l'envoie chez son oncle à la campagne. C'est là qu'il va faire la connaissance d'une jeune fille pulpeuse à qui il sert de chaperon lorsqu'elle pose nue pour un peintre du coin...Chronique riche en aventures du quotidien d'un enfant de douze ans : premières amours, les premiers déchirements, les premières amitiés, les premières jalousies
What's eating Gilbert Grape Kaj daje Gilberta Grapa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Änglagård( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seductive night club singer turns a small village upside down and throws the townspeople into a loop when she comes to claim an inheritance
Favorite Songs From Pippi, Emil, Madicken - Lyrics by Astrid Lindgren( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resan till Melonia fantasier kring Shakespeare's skådespiel Stormen = Potovanje na Melonijo : fantazija na Shakespearjevo romanco Vihar( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bröderna Lejonhjärta by Björn Isfält( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Änglagård - andra sommaren( Recording )

4 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Änglagård, andra sommaren( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second Swedish drama about the mansion Änglagård (Angel Farm) located in a small isolated hamlet in Västergötland, Sweden, and the people whose lives revolve around it
Hujedamej och 20 andra visor av Astrid Lindgren( )

2 editions published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pelle the Conqueror( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FAVORITE SONGS FROM PIPPI, EMIL, MADICKEN - Lyrics by Astrid Lindgren( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's eating Gilbert Grape? (1992) by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Black comedy about a young man in rural Iowa, who attempts to hold together his dysfunctional family including a 500 Pound mother who won't leave the House, and a mentally challenged teenage brother
Hujedamej och andra visor( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bjoern Isfalt

Björn Isfält Composer

Björn Isfält schwedischer Musiker und Filmkomponist

Björn Isfält svensk komponist

Björn Isfält svensk kompositör

Isfält, Tor Björn Engelbrekt 1942-1997

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Mitt liv som hund My life as a dog