Iris and the Lieutenant
|Iris and the Lieutenant|
|Directed by||Alf Sjöberg|
|Produced by||Harald Molander|
Iris and the Lieutenant (Swedish: Iris och löjtnantshjärta) is a 1946 Swedish drama film directed by Alf Sjöberg and starring Mai Zetterling, Alf Kjellin and Åke Claesson. It won the Grand Prix at the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. The film boosted Zetterling's international profile. Shortly afterwards she moved to Britain to make Frieda (1947).
The film is adapted from a 1934 novel by the same title, written by Olle Hedberg.
- Mai Zetterling as Iris Mattson, mrs Asp's maid.
- Alf Kjellin as Robert Motander, the lieutenant.
- Åke Claesson as Oscar Motander, Robert's father.
- Holger Löwenadler as Baltzar Motander, Robert's brother.
- Margareta Fahlén as Greta Motander, Baltzar's wife.
- Ingrid Borthen as Malin 'Mary' Wallbeck, Robert's half-sister.
- Einar Axelsson as Frans Wallbeck, Mary's husband.
- Gull Natorp as Ebba Asp, Robert's aunt.
- Stig Järrel as Harald Montander, Robert's cousin.
- Peter Lindgren as Svante Montander, Roberts cousin.
- Magnus Kesster as Emil Gustell.