Beautiful acting, cinematography and pacing. The characters were rich and the story was intriguing. I found this film very refreshing and wonderful and I HIGHLY recommend it!
As It Is in HeavenNominated for "Best Foreign Film" at the 2005 Academy Awards®, AS IT IS IN HEAVEN is the story of Daniel, a successful international conductor who returns to his childhood village in Sweden. Soon thereafter, the local church choir seeks him out to solicit his advice. He can't...Subscribe to to watch now
This was a beautiful interesting sort of slice-of-life film with different aspects of Swedish culture reflecting in upon themselves. Lots of twists too.
Surprisingly powerful--the flashbacks, the relationships Daniel has with fellow musicians, and the music itself move the story along at a breathtaking pace.
A bit heavy handed especially at the end but I pretty much loved the film. Perhaps singing in choirs for a good part of my life makes me especially open...