"Sånt är livet"
Alternate title: "Such is Life"
Language: Swedish, Norwegian
Running time: 126 minutes
Written and directed by Colin Nutley
Helena Bergström as Tin-Tin Matsson
Lena Nyman as Siv Matsson
Sverre Anker Ousdal as Harald Knoop
Overview: "With only two weeks to go before she turns the dreaded 30, Tin-Tin (Bergström), a Swedish piano player hastily tries to achieve her two highest goals: to perform in the lounge of the Grand Hotel in Stockholm and to find a husband. Tin-Tin's endeavors provide the basis of this black Swedish comedy. She has a live-in lover, but Paul, who hosts the popular radio call-in show "Such Is Life," shows little interest in serious commitment, even though the subject of his series is how to make relationships work. Tin-Tin is also the object of her manager Stef's hottest fantasies. Olle, the owner of a large hotel has similar designs, though he is married. All of them are floored when she suddenly announces that she is marrying a Norwegian industrial tycoon in a tiny, picturesque northern town. That wedding is where the bulk of the film's most darkly humorous moments occurs. (Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide)"
Stills and trailer at colinnutley.com
Stills from TVSpielfilm.de