As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company. After their father dies unexpectedly, however, the siblings end up in a joyless home when their mother, Emilie, marries a stern bishop. The bleak situation gradually grows worse as the bishop becomes more controlling, but dedicated relatives make a valiant attempt to aid Emilie, Fanny and Alexander.
- Year: 1982
- Country: Sweden, Germany, France
- Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
- Studio: Cinematograph AB, Svenska Filminstitutet, SVT, Gaumont, Personafilm, Tobis
- Keyword: sibling relationship, loss of loved one, sweden, bishop, dying and death, funeral, theatre group, child prodigy, ghost, christmas, 1900s
- Director: Ingmar Bergman
- Cast: Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Jan Malmsjö, Börje Ahlstedt, Anna Bergman, Gunn Wållgren