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Arne Mattsson

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 12/02/1919 († 75, 06/26/1995) | Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden
Arne Mattsson (2 December 1919 - 28 June 1995) was a Swedish film director, born in Uppsala. His early movies were mostly comedies. His biggest success was Hon dansade en sommar (1951, aka. One Summer of Happiness), which earned him the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival and a nomination for the Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1952. It caused some controversy at the time because it contained nudity. His 1953 film of Peder Sjögren's second novel, Bread of Love (Kärlekens bröd), based on Sjögren's experiences as a volunteer in the Finnish Continuation War of 1941-44 angered the author, was banned in Finland and incurred the wrath of the Soviets at the Cannes Film Festival. In spite of all this, Sjögren grudgingly admitted that as a study of men under severe pressure it was impressive. In 1958 he directed Damen i svart, the first in the series of five Hillman-thrillers, centred on Folke Mellvig's crime-solving middle-class city couple Kajsa and John Hillman. The second in the series, Mannekäng i rött (1958), is considered by some to be a precursor of the Italian giallo films, notably Mario Bava's Blood and Black Lace. The popularity of his mystery movies ... ()
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Arne Mattsson was born on December 2, 1919 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden. He was a director and writer, known for One Summer of Happiness (1951), Because of My Hot Youth (1952) and Hemsöborna (1955).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Movies with Arne Mattsson as Crew(61)

Directing/Director1989 The Mad Bunch
Writing/Writer1989 The Hired Gun
Directing/Director1989 The Hired Gun
Directing/Director1987 The Girl
Production/Producer1987 The Girl
Directing/Director1987 Destroying Angel
Directing/Director1985 Mask of Murder
Directing/Director1979 Somewhere, Sometime
Directing/Director1978 Black Sun
Writing/Writer1978 Black Sun
Directing/Director1973 Dirty Fingers
Directing/Director1972 Love Like That
Writing/Writer1972 Love Like That
Directing/Director1970 Ann and Eve
Directing/Director1968 Bamse
Writing/Writer1968 Bamse
Directing/Director1967 Mördaren - en helt vanlig person
Directing/Director1967 The Vicious Circle
Directing/Director1966 Woman of Darkness
Directing/Director1965 Nattmara
Writing/Screenplay1965 Nattmara
Writing/Screenstory1965 Nattmara
Directing/Director1965 Morianna
Directing/Director1965 Two Vikings
Directing/Director1964 Sailors
Directing/Director1963 The Yellow Car
Directing/Director1963 Det är hos mig han har varit
Directing/Director1962 Ticket to Paradise
Directing/Director1962 Vita frun
Directing/Director1962 Vaxdockan
Directing/Director1961 Ljuvlig är sommarnatten
Directing/Director1960 Sommar och syndare
Directing/Director1960 När mörkret faller
Directing/Director1959 Ryttare i blått
Directing/Director1959 Får jag låna din fru?
Directing/Director1958 The Lady in Black
Directing/Director1958 The Phantom Carriage
Directing/Director1958 Mannequin in Red
Directing/Director1957 Ingen morgondag
Directing/Director1955 Hemsöborna
Directing/Director1955 Männen i mörker
Directing/Director1954 Storm over Tjurö
Directing/Director1954 Förtrollad vandring
Directing/Director1954 Salka Valka
Directing/Director1953 The Bread of Love
Directing/Director1951 Bärande hav
Directing/Director1951 One Summer of Happiness
Directing/Director1950 När kärleken kom till byn
Directing/Director1950 The Pot Journey
Directing/Director1949 Farlig vår
Directing/Director1947 Pappa sökes
Directing/Director1947 Det kom en gäst
Writing/Writer1947 Det kom en gäst
Directing/Director1946 Rötägg
Directing/Director1945 Maria på Kvarngården
Directing/Director1945 I som här inträden...
Directing/Director1945 Sussie
Directing/Director1944 ...och alla dessa kvinnor
Directing/Assistant Director1941 Tänk, om jag gifter mig med prästen

Full Name: Arne Mattsson
Citizenship: Sweden
Born: Tuesday, 12/02 1919 (December) in Uppsala
Died: Monday, 06/26 1995 (June) in Uppsala (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: Swedish (SV)
Spouses (current/former): Elsa Prawitz
Arne Mattsson frequently works together with these people:
Nils Hallberg (18x, Actor)
Erik Hell (14x, Actor)
Elsa Prawitz (13x, Actress)
Karl-Arne Holmsten (13x, Actor)
John Melin (9x, Actor)
Gio Petré (8x, Actress)
Sif Ruud (8x, Actor)
Lennart Wallén (8x, Crew)
Heinz Hopf (8x, Actor)
Elisabeth Odén (7x, Actress)
Maritta Marke (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:320927, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 08/01/2020