1939 is a Swedish drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 25 December 1989, directed by Göran Carmback.


The film is set in Stockholm in 1939 where 18 year old Annika from Värmland comes to work as a waitress girl. In Stockholm, she meets a lively woman named Berit, and the two often go out dancing together. She also meets Bengt Hall, a wealthy man. Even though his parents do not think she is good enough for him, they get married. After a while, Bengt begins to get very jealous of her interactions with other men, and he starts to abuse her. Meanwhile, Berit has become pregnant, however she doesn't know who the father is. Annika tries to help her, but this causes Bengt to have another tantrum. When World War II finishes in May 1945, Annika moves back home to Värmland.