People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart

People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart

Front cover of the Danish DVD
Directed by Henning Carlsen
Produced by Göran Lindgren
Henning Carlsen
Written by Poul Borum
Henning Carlsen
Starring Harriet Andersson
Preben Neergaard
Music by Krzysztof Komeda
Cinematography Henning Kristiansen
Edited by Henning Carlsen
Distributed by Nordisk Film
Release dates
24 November 1967
Running time
111 minutes
Country Denmark
Language Danish

People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart, (Danish: Mennesker mødes og sød musik opstår i hjertet), is a 1967 Danish/Swedish romantic comedy directed by Henning Carlsen and starring Harriet Andersson and Preben Neergaard. The film is based upon the 1944 novel by Jens August Schade.


Actor Role
Harriet Andersson Sofia Persson
Preben Neergaard Sjalof Hansen
Eva Dahlbeck Devah Sørensen
Erik Wedersøe Hans Madsen
Lone Rode Evangeline Hansen
Lotte Horne Mithra
Elin Reimer Calcura
Bent Christensen Ramon Salvador
Lotte Tarp Kose
Knud Rex Ramon Salvador
Georg Rydeberg Robert Clair de Lune
Cassandra Mahon Josefa Swell
Zito Kerras Young Men in New York
Ove Rud Clergyman
Benny Juhlin Fresh Young Man


People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart won the Bodil Award for Best Danish Film in 1968, and for her leading role, the Swedish actress Andersson also received that year's Bodil Award for Best Actress. The film was also selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 41st Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1]

See also


  1. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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