Alternately wistful and whimsical, DREAMING OF RITA revolves around a romance that's straight-laced even by the standards of Hollywood's golden age. But it contains several interesting characters, including one who's obsessed with Rita Hayworth.
DREAMING OF RITA is set in modern day Sweden. As a young man, cinematographer Bob (Per Oscarsson) was so enamored of Hayworth that he named his daughter after her. Now the elderly Bob seems more interested in watching Rita Hayworth movies than attending his wife's funeral. The adult Rita (Marika
Lagercrantz), a musician, tries to hold her own family together while mourning her mother's death. Husband Steff (Philip Zanden...