A touching coming-of-age story from Sweden, made interesting by the fact that the protagonist is a lonely, middle-aged farmer rather than an adolescent. Rural Sweden, 1956: Since his mother's death nine years earlier, Olof (Rolf Lassgård) has lived alone on his family's farm, with only his dog for companionship. Illiterate and still a virgin at the ripe age of 40, Olof knows very little about life. Much of what he does know he's taken on faith from his friend Erik (Johan Widerberg, son of director Bo Widerberg), a cocky, loud-mouthed gravedigger with a greased-back DA and wrap-around shades. Erik spent two years in Memphis, Tenn., with the Swedish merchant navy,...