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A Frozen Dream

En frusen dröm

Directed by Jan Troell
Denmark, Norway, 1997
Documentary, History


Poetic documentary about the polar expedition of S. A. Andrée (1897) which Troell had dramatized in “Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd” (1982). Some of the photos are authentic pictures preserved in the final camp of the expedition, and recovered in 1930.

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A Frozen Dream Directed by Jan Troell

Awards & Festivals

San Francisco International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Film & Video - History (Certificate of Merit)

Valladolid International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Best Documentary