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A Biographical Portrait
This feature-length study of the great Swedish actress blends film clips, stills and interviews with her contemporaries plus recent footage of Garbo documents and other memorabilia.
A vivid re-creation of her childhood in turn-of-the-century Stockholm shows her impoverished childhood and her early dream of becoming an actress. The film follows her early career in Sweden, Germany and her rise to fame in Hollywood and ends with her retirement in 1941. Clips include
Mata Hari, Camille and Queen Christina.
Narrated by Bibi Anderson Written by AKE WlHLNEY , SVEN BREMAN Produced by AINA BEHRING Directed by DAN SALL
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