Fanny and Alexander
Summary: In a Swedish village, 10-year-old Alexander and his 8-year-old sister Fanny are enjoying Christmas in grand style. Little do they know that this is to be their last lavish holiday. After their father dies, their mother marries a villainous bishop who whisks them off to his austere castle. Lonely and isolated, the children are miserable, longing for the warmth of the life they left behind. Luckily, an old family friend comes to their rescue, wielding some special magic and takes the spirits of the children on an adventurous journey home.
Publication Year: 2004

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