Life in the Country (1924 film)

Life in the Country
Life in the Country (1924 film).jpg
Directed by Ivan Hedqvist
Written by Oscar Hemberg
Lars Tessing
Based on From My Farming Days by Fritz Reuter
Produced by Oscar Hemberg
Starring Axel Ringvall
Ivan Hedqvist
Mona Mårtenson
Cinematography Julius Jaenzon
Release date
3 November 1924
Running time
97 minutes
Country Sweden
Languages Silent
Swedish intertitles

Life in the Country (Swedish: Livet på landet) is a 1924 Swedish silent drama film directed by Ivan Hedqvist and starring Axel Ringvall, Hedqvist and Mona Mårtenson. It is based on the classic German novel From My Farming Days by Fritz Reuter. It is now considered a lost film.[1] A second Swedish adaptation of the novel Life in the Country was produced in 1943.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Vilhelm Bryde.


A ruthless landowner drives the widowed Karl Hawermann and his daughter Louise from their land.



  1. ^ Gustafsson p.179


  • Tommy Gustafsson. Masculinity in the Golden Age of Swedish Cinema: A Cultural Analysis of 1920s Films. McFarland, 2014.

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