5.9/10
2,823
9 user 1 critic

Adam & Eva (1997)

Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's ... See full summary »
Reviews
2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Björn Kjellman ... Adam
Josefin Nilsson ... Eva
Tintin Anderzon ... Tove
Jacob Ericksson ... Åke
Reine Brynolfsson ... Sven
Katrin Sundberg Katrin Sundberg ... Kicki
Dubrilla Ekerlund Dubrilla Ekerlund ... Jackie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kjell Alinge Kjell Alinge ... Relationship Counselor
Greten Andersson Greten Andersson ... Eva's Mother
Karin Bjurström Karin Bjurström ... One of Tove's Girl Friends
Jonas Cornell ... Doctor
Sussie Ericsson Sussie Ericsson ... One of Tove's Girl Friends (as Sussie Eriksson)
Gert Fylking ... Fireman
Jonas Gardell ... Jonas Gardell
Martina Haag ... One of Tove's Girl Friends
Learn more

More Like This 

Breaking Out (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Reine quits his job because he's tired of his boss. He takes a job at the Kumla Prison in hope that he can set up a play acted by the prisoners, who are not very interested. But they ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Lind Lagerlöf
Stars: Björn Kjellman, Viveka Seldahl, Peter Haber
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Modern, urban librarian meets simple, traditional farmer and falls in love.

Director: Kjell Sundvall
Stars: Elisabet Carlsson, Michael Nyqvist, Annika Olsson
The Reunion (2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his... See full summary »

Directors: Måns Herngren, Hannes Holm
Stars: Mikael Almqvist, Inday Ba, Sacha Baptiste
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Vanheden and Dynamit-Harry, together with Harry's fiancée Doris, are in Mallorca while Sickan is still in Stockholm. However, Wall-Enberg talks him into doing a break-in at Las Palmas ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Ekman
Stars: Gösta Ekman, Björn Gustafson, Ulf Brunnberg
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When the factory in Molkom shuts down, Robin leaves his beloved hometown to try his luck in Stockholm as a wedding photographer. This experience changes not merely his outlook on life but also his hairstyle.

Director: Ulf Malmros
Stars: Björn A. Ling, Kjell Bergqvist, Tuva Novotny
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In what has to be one of the worst ideas in Christmas party planning history, Swedish house wife Sara decides to celebrate the yuletide season with her three ex-husbands and their families.... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall
Stars: Katarina Ewerlöf, Peter Haber, Jessica Zandén
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A rural village is divided when an extraordinary couple move into a mansion.

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Rikard Wolff, Sven Wollter
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An ancient Greek philosopher's comical vision of how life in present day Sweden will play out.

Director: Peter Dalle
Stars: Suzanne Reuter, Ulla Skoog, Peter Dalle
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Cornell
Stars: Gösta Ekman, Ulf Brunnberg, Nils Brandt
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Sickan has a new plan. This time, the gang are going to steal a small computer micro chip which contains a top secret plan of what the government intends to do with Sweden in the future. ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Ekman
Stars: Gösta Ekman, Ulf Brunnberg, Björn Gustafson
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg
Stars: Lasse Åberg, Jon Skolmen, Mats Bergman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Frank leads a respectable yuppie life working at a noted Stockholm law firm. He has also been married for eight years to his beautiful wife Nenne, who runs an upscale boutique. Yet Frank is... See full summary »

Directors: Felix Herngren, Fredrik Lindström
Stars: Felix Herngren, Karin Bjurström, Cecilia Ljung
Edit

Storyline

Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's baby-sitter, Jackie, he is immediately attracted to her. They have an affair, but Adam tell himself that they are only friends. However, when Eva finds out that he has a mistress, she leaves him. Adam tries to convince himself that he is free again, but soon realizes that he is still in love with Eva, and must win her back... Written by Mattias Thuresson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Att älska varandra i nöd och lust ... tills någon annan skiljer oss åt.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

During the time "Adam & Eva" premiered, actress Josefin Nilsson was stalked and harassed by an ex. boyfriend that also had beaten and abused her during their relationship. See more »

Crazy Credits

The ending credits of the movie are displayed at the beginning, and the opening credits are displayed at the end. See more »

Connections

References City of Hope (1991) See more »

User Reviews

 
a lot of fun
1 March 1999 | by petshopSee all my reviews

A hilarious comedy that sends up film techniques while providing an interesting character study. The film begins where Hollywood romances leave off. A young firefighter saves a woman from a blazing building. They kiss and fall in love. The closing credits roll. Then Adam and Eva begins.

It's exuberant directing never overshadows the characters that make up its story. The romance seems to have faded from their relationship and the couple discusses divorce. Then Adam has an affair and the ball gets rolling.

Sometimes a little too much is compacted into the story, as though the filmmaker knew this was the only film they'd ever make, and they wanted to get everything in it.


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

14 February 1997 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Adam og Eva See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

SEK12,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed