Simon & the Oaks

Original Title: Simon och ekarna
Character: Simon Larsson
Directed by: Lisa Ohlin
Release date: 9 December 2011 (Sweden)
Genre: Drama
Running time: 122 min

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.