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16 Ratings

Under the Sun

Under solen

Directed by Colin Nutley
Sweden, 1998
Drama, Romance, Mystery


Olof lives alone on a farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik. Olof advertises for a housekeeper, and Ellen arrives. During summer Olof’s heart and Erik’s desires develops.

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Under the Sun Directed by Colin Nutley

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2000 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1999 | 2 special mentions

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival

2000 | 2 wins including: Narrative Feature (Audience Favorite Choice Award)

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