The New Mankind


February 12, 2014

3.0 31 x
Sweden 1951. Gertrud is a 17-year-old girl from a very poor family. Against her will, she is committed to a work home for young women. Gertrud learns that the only way out is having a 'voluntary' sterilisation. But Gertrud falls in love with the janitor, Axel, and soon finds herself pregnant. The film is about a dark episode in Swedish history that is seldom talked about. (From Sweden, in Finnish and Swedish) (Drama) (2007) (Rpt) M (A)