Yogi’s Movie Tip: As It Is in Heaven (Swedish Film).

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Micheal Nyqvist starring in 'As It Is in Heaven'

Nominated for Best Foreign Film out of Sweden in 2005, As It Is in Heaven reminds me so much of the pain being human. And the joy. And the journey to bridge innocence with the wisdom uncovered on the other side of trauma. Set in rural Swedan a famous conductor Daniel Dareus retreats to the village of his childhood to rediscover what got left behind so long ago. Written and directed by Kay Pollak and starring Michael Nyqvist (Daniel Dareus), Frida Hallgren (Lena), Helen Sjoholm (Gabriella) and Lennart Jahkel (Arne), this film charts out the heart wrenching/warming quandary of how to openly express love in the company of people who have inured themselves into lives of pretense and conformity.

Even though this flick is six years old I decided to blog on it cuz it really touched me & it’s an INSTANT view on NETFLIX.  So if you are looking for a film that pits the archetypes of beauty with the crude, artistic self-expression with the angst of loss, redemption with the responsibility of accepting the consequences for our actions … check out on Netflix As It Is in Heaven. Or read about it on the Internet Movie Database.

And let me know what you think.

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3 Responses to “Yogi’s Movie Tip: As It Is in Heaven (Swedish Film).”

  1. Tanya Lee Markul says:

    I will have to see this! Thank you!

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  2. Grace says:

    Tremendous movie. Thank you for the recommendation. It touched me deeply as well to follow the awakening of this man who truly lived his heart's desire: through the heartbreaks, successes, failures, shame, loss, innocence…you know, being human. He was an inspiration as he fulfilled
    his dream in the end with a smile!

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