The Enchanted World of an Artist

This account of the world-renowned Swedish fairytale painter John Bauer is set at the beginning of the 20th century. John falls hopelessly in love with fellow artist Ester Ellqvist but problems arise when his artistic fantasy-world clashes with real life. After a relation in complete turmoil they finally find a way to be together; however, future has another fate…

The Pilot

shows the film’s opening scenes. It is to illustrate the mood and environment of the early 20th century, when art students John and Ester meet at the Royal Academy of Art in Stockholm.

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