• User
    Score

Overview

Seized by customs upon entry to the United States, subject of a heated court battle, banned in cities across the United States, Vilgot Sjöman’s I Am Curious—Yellow is one of the most controversial films of all time. This landmark document of Swedish society during the sexual revolution has been declared both obscene and revolutionary. It tells the story of Lena (Lena Nyman), a searching and rebellious young woman, and her personal quest to understand the social and political conditions in 1960s Sweden, as well as her bold exploration of her own sexual identity. Shattering taboos as it freely traverses the lines between fact and fiction, I Am Curious—Blue, a parallel film featuring the same characters and in which the lines between documentary and fiction are even further blurred.

  • Number of Movies: 2
  • Revenue: -

Featured Cast

  1. Lena Nyman

    Lena Nyman

    Anna Lena Lisabet Nyman / Lena

  2. Maj Hultén

    Doktor

  3. Vilgot Sjöman

    Vilgot Sjöman

  4. Börje Ahlstedt

    Börje Ahlstedt

    Börje, Börje, Lena's boyfriend

  5. Peter Lindgren

    Peter Lindgren

    Lena's Father

  6. Sonja Lindgren

    Sonja Lindgren

    Sonja Lindgren

  7. Chris Wahlström

    Chris Wahlström

    Rune's Woman

  8. Magnus Nilsson

    Magnus, Lena's school friend

  9. Ulla Lyttkens

    Ulla, Lena's friend

  10. Marie Göranzon

    Marie Göranzon

    Marie, Börje's mistress

  11. Sven Wollter

    Sven Wollter

    Captain (uncredited)

  12. Andreas Bellis

    Himself - Assistant Camera

  13. Marianne Johnson

    Herself - Script Girl

Featured Crew

  1. Vilgot Sjöman

    Writing, Directing

I Am Curious (Yellow)

March 10, 1967

Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Meanwhile, the actors, director and crew are shown in a humorous parallel plot about the making of the film and their reactions to the story and each other. Nudity, explicit sex, and controversial politics kept this film from being shown in the US while its seizure by Customs was appealed.

I Am Curious (Blue)

March 11, 1968

The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal relationships, religion, prisons and sex. Blue omits much of the class consciousness and non-violence interviews of the first version. Yellow and Blue are the colors of the Swedish flag.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login