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Mannequin in Red (1958)
"Mannekäng i rött" (original title)

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A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anita Björk ...
Birgitta Lindell
Lillebil Ibsen ...
Thyra Lennberg
Nils Hallberg ...
Gio Petré ...
Gabriella von Hook
Bengt Brunskog ...
Johan Robert 'Bobbie' Nordahl
Lena Granhagen ...
Lennart Lindberg ...
Rickard von Hook
Kotti Chave ...
Sune Öhrgren, police inspector
Lissi Alandh ...
'Peter' Morell
Kerstin Dunér ...
Anette
Torsten Winge ...
Lindkvist, janitor
Anita Lindblom ...
Monika, model at the fashion house
Eivor Landström ...
Lady with cat
Elsa Prawitz ...
Katja Sundin, the murdered model
Maritta Marke ...
Elsa Magnusson, Lennberg's housemaid
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A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who was a blackmailer. The murderer continues to kill people to cover up the tracks. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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19 December 1958 (Sweden)  »

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La maniquí rota  »

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Better than average on balance
18 March 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

There are a few things that really impress me in this movie. First of all, this should be seen on a large screen where one can be impressed with the beautiful Eastmancolor. Arne Mattsson is known for using complicated camera movements There are two actresses that stand out. Anita Björk can portray subtle feelings with just a twitch of her mouth. And Lillebil Ibsen does the role of aunt Thyra wonderfully. It is positively impossible to hear a Norwegian accent, although she apparently was one of Norway's biggest stars. The plot itself can be a bit tricky to follow and one has to see the movie more than once to really comprehend all the innuendos and hints from the characters, to understand what role they play and why they act like they do.Of course, the director could have streamlined the movie much more, e.g. by removing the funny sidekick, Freddy, altogether. The movie is a bit too long with its 110 minutes and it could have been paced much quicker.


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