Simon & the Oaks

Original title: Simon och ekarna

Character: Simon Larsson

Directed by: Lisa Ohlin

Written by: Marnie Blok (script writer), Marianne Fredriksson (based on the novel), Lisa Ohlin (additional script writer)

Cast Members: Helen Sjöholm, Jan Josef Liefers

Release date: December 9, 2011 (Sweden)

Genre: Drama

Duration: 2h 2m

Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from Germany. After WWII Simon travels to explore his roots - a journey that leads to the basic mysteries of the human life. After the bestselling novel by Marianne Fredriksson.

Script developed by Never Enough Design