• Sun. May 26th, 2024

“Lust och fägring stor” (All Things Fair) is a Swedish romantic drama film released in 1995, directed by . The movie is set in Sweden during World War II and tells the story of a 15-year-old boy who falls in love with his teacher.

The main cast includes as Stig, as his teacher, and as Stig's father.


Stig is a 15-year-old boy living in Sweden during World War II. When his school is taken over by the Germans, he meets and falls in love with his teacher, Viola. Despite the age difference and the social taboo surrounding their relationship, the two embark on a passionate affair. As the war comes to an end, Viola must make a difficult choice between her love for Stig and her duty to her family.


  • Nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival
  • Guldbagge Award for Best Director ()
  • Guldbagge Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role ()
  • Guldbagge Award for Best Cinematography (Morten Arnfred)
Directed by
Written by
Produced by Per Holst
Starring , , , , , , , ,
Cinematography Morten Bruus
Release date 3 November 1995
Running time 130 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish
Budget 25 million DKK

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