Myglaren (first made-for-television film)
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Myglaren was the first made-for-television film produced in Sweden, airing on 31 May 1966. It was commissioned by the national television broadcaster Sveriges Television and directed by Jan Myrdal and Rune Hassner. The film, which was written by Myrdal, has been labeled as "one of the first successful political films in Sweden." It tells the story of a man, myglaren, who works for the well-being of the employees at an organization presented as "the movement", hinting at the labour movement or the Social Democrats. Through various schemes, he is able to climb the ladder of success and foster himself and his work. The man works flexibly and manipulates his surroundings, allowing him to build a successful career and become a known name in Swedish well-being research. At the end he is assigned to start a governmental authority to foster the well-being of people in the society. The film shows his way to the top through fancy dinners, relationship making, and his handling of the media. Myglaren is 86 minutes long and was filmed in black-and-white. Christer Strömholm plays the lead role in the film.