Jompa is unemployed - and not keen on getting a job. He still lives with his parents who are tired of his attitude about employment and regular hours. Jompa and his friends spend their time... See full summary »

Writers:

(synopsis), (novel) | 1 more credit »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Ragnar and Frida married solely because she was pregnant. Later he would have a passionate side-affair with Rut. Rut's sexual feelings were highly neurotic because she had been sexually ... See full summary »

Director: Gustaf Molander
Stars: Alf Kjellin, Gunn Wållgren, Anita Björk
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

While traveling in caravan through the country of Sweden, one member of the decadent Alberti Circus tells the owner and ringmaster Albert Johansson a sad story about the clown Frost: seven ... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Åke Grönberg, Harriet Andersson, Hasse Ekman
Frånskild (1951)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Gertrud is being abandoned by her husband after 20 years of marriage. Offended and unhappy she leaves her home and rents a room. The landlady's son is drawn to her and tries to help her out of the loneliness.

Director: Gustaf Molander
Stars: Inga Tidblad, Alf Kjellin, Doris Svedlund
Prison (1949)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A movie director is approached by his old math teacher with a great movie idea: the Devil declares that the Earth is hell. The director rejects the idea, but subsequent events in the life ... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Doris Svedlund, Birger Malmsten, Eva Henning
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

About the life of the student, Bo Dahlin. Bo's parents are divorced. Both have been unfaithful. Bo is engaged with Kerstin, but only have eyes for Anita. Anita is filled with self-disgust.

Director: Alf Sjöberg
Stars: Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Bibi Andersson
Kvinnodröm (1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In Stockholm, the fashion photographer Susanne Frank misses her married lover Henrik Lobelius that lives in Gothenburg with his wife and children, and the naive twenty years old model Doris... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After 15 years of marriage, David and Marianne have grown apart. David has had an affair with a patient of his and Marianne has got herself involved with her former lover Carl-Adam, who's ... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Eva Dahlbeck, Gunnar Björnstrand, Yvonne Lombard
Crisis (1946)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A small-town piano teacher is shocked by the arrival of her foster daughter's real mother, whose young lover soon follows and causes further disruption.

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Inga Landgré, Stig Olin, Marianne Löfgren
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Maggi meets David after having missed her train, and they spend the night together. Penniless, the young lovers break into a summer cottage. The owner, Håkansson, offers to rent it to them,... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Barbro Kollberg, Birger Malmsten, Gösta Cederlund
Eva (1948)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

During WW2 in neutral Sweden, young sailor Bo, son of a railway stationmaster, comes home from the Navy and reminisces a childhood accident. At age twelve, he ran away in a steam locomotive... See full summary »

Director: Gustaf Molander
Stars: Birger Malmsten, Eva Stiberg, Eva Dahlbeck
Torment (1944)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An idealistic adolescent, suffering under the thumb of a sadistic schoolmaster, falls in love with a loose girl who is bullied and tormented by another lover.

Director: Alf Sjöberg
Stars: Stig Järrel, Alf Kjellin, Mai Zetterling
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

While waiting for the night rehearsal of the ballet Swan Lake, the lonely twenty-eight year-old ballerina Marie receives a diary through the mail. She travels by ferry to an island nearby ... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Stars: Maj-Britt Nilsson, Birger Malmsten, Alf Kjellin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sven-Eric Gamble ...
Jompa
Inga Landgré ...
Iris Lindström
Adolf Jahr ...
Iris' father
Elof Ahrle ...
Manager at Lind Bilservice
John Elfström ...
Jompa's father
Hilding Gavle ...
Fencer
Carl Ström ...
Hansson, janitor
Ulf Palme ...
Kalle Lund
...
Rutan
Märta Dorff ...
Iris' mother
Ilse-Nore Tromm ...
Jompa's mother
Ulla Smidje ...
Asta
Hans Sundberg ...
Knatten Gustafsson
Arne Ragneborn ...
Richard 'Sune' Sundberg
Lennart Lundh ...
Gunnar 'Slampen' Lindström
Edit

Storyline

Jompa is unemployed - and not keen on getting a job. He still lives with his parents who are tired of his attitude about employment and regular hours. Jompa and his friends spend their time at nightclubs, cafés and doing petty crimes. While playing poker, Jompa becomes indebted to the criminal Kalle Lund. Of course, Jompa is unable to pay, but Kalle gives him a tip: an old fetcher has always a lot of money at home, and if Jompa could get his hands on the money, his troubles would disappear... Written by Mattias Thuresson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

burglary | based on novel | See All (2) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 September 1950 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Kiedy miasto spi  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Nattens ljus (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

ROLF'S IDEA
Music by Rolf Blomquist
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?