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6 Ratings

The Girl in Tails

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Directed by Karin Swanström
Sweden, 1926


Katja, a daughter of an inventor. When Katja’s request for money to buy a new dress for the examination ball is turned down by her father, she decides to attend the ball dressed in tails, creating a further scandal by drinking and smoking cigars.

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The Girl in Tails Directed by Karin Swanström

Critics reviews

A charming film about a small rebellion… In the end, The Girl in Tails is more about resolution and intergenerational harmony than about social protest or youthful rebellion, though it is the heroine’s one elated night of rule-breaking that makes the film memorable.
June 21, 2014
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