Country : Denmark/Finland/Norway/Sweden/Germany
Release Date : United Kingdom [22 May 2009] Sweden [24 September 2008]United States [6 March 2009]
Directed by : Jan Troell
Produced by : Thomas Stenderup
Written by : Niklas Rådström (screenplay), Jan Troell (story
Cast : Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen
Synopsis : In Sweden in the early 1900s in a time of social change and unrest, of war and poverty -the young working class woman Maria wins a camera in a lottery, and decides to keep it a decision which alters her whole life. The camera enables Maria to see the world through new eyes, but it also becomes a threat to her somewhat alcoholic womanizer of a husband, as it brings the charming photographer Piff Paff Puff into her life.
Everlasting Moments (Swedish: Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick) is a 2008 Swedish drama directed by Jan Troell, starring Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt and Jesper Christensen. It is based on the true story of Maria Larsson, a Swedish working class woman in the early 1900s, who wins a camera in a lottery and goes on to become a photographer.It has been compared to Troell's previous films Here's Your Life and As White as in Snow, which are both set around the same period.The film won the Guldbagge Award for Best Film and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 66th Golden Globe Awards. It also made the January shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film at the 81st Academy Awards, but wasn't selected as one of the final nominees.