The Firebird (1952 film)

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The Firebird
Directed by Hasse Ekman
Produced by Lorens Marmstedt, Terrafilm
Written by Hasse Ekman
Starring Tito Gobbi
Ellen Rasch
Eva Henning
Georg Rydeberg
Release dates
  • 12 August 1952 (1952-08-12)
Running time
99 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

The Firebird (Swedish: Eldfågeln, Italian: L'uccello di fuoco) is a 1952 Swedish-Italian film directed by Hasse Ekman. The film is inspired by The Red Shoes by Powell and Pressburger.

Plot summary

A famous Italian tenor gets an offer to make a guest appearance in Sweden but is unwilling to go. Until he sees a Swedish dance film with the beautiful ballerina Linda Corina. He travels to the Royal Opera in Stockholm and falls in love with her. And so a passionate and colourful drama begins.


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