"I'm not going to be a star, I'm going to be a legend," Freddie Mercury said at the outset of his career.

Ingemar ends up with his uncle and aunt, who clearly love him dearly and provide a stable environment for the boy.

Whilst there, Ingemar starts to come out of his shell and even has his first sexual awakening as he finds himself drawn to a local tomboy, who enjoys having him as her opponent in a make-shift boxing-ring the local kids have set up in barn.

One of the greatest rock singers ever, Freddie Mercury was a baritone who sang as a tenor, which is part of what made his voice so distinctive.

In 2016, a team of European scientists released a study of Mercury's voice, which found that Queen's frontman had a unique vibrato.

Whilst My Life as a Dog deals with difficult themes like poverty, neglect and loss as experienced by a child, the film nonetheless strikes a nostalgic and somewhat light tone.

Tragic yet unsentimental, the film succeeds brilliantly at depicting how a harsh life can be filtered through the innocence of the eyes of a child.

The same-sex equivalent is Heterosexual Life-Partners. Simply being friends doesn't make a pair an example, nor does just being True Companions—rather, in terms of The Four Loves, this is Life Partners.

However, there is precedent for Relationship Upgrades to occasionally happen if one or both partners realize their feelings run deeper.

Occasionally, Better as Friends and Anchored Ship also will crossover into this trope if romantic pairing change their status, voluntarily or otherwise.