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Duet for Cannibals (1969)

Duett för kannibaler (original title)
About a secretary who is subjected to a power game by his new employer, an exiled former revolutionary leader and his wife.

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Tomas and Ingrid, two young leftist radicals, are living in a off relationship. Tomas is employed to edit and compile the diaries and correspondence of Dr. Arthur Bauer. A middle-aged German exiled revolutionary. The work is confidential. Tomas is required to move in with Bauer, his wife Francesca and the housekeeper. Tomas is not only asked to edit and compile the archives, he is also to keep the beautiful Francesca company, if she so pleases. In the library Tomas learns about a hidden tape-recorder, containing recordings and pm's by Bauer. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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As a prominent American cultural personality Susan Sontag was invited to Sweden by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the spring of 1968. During the visit she met Göran Lindgren, head of Sandrews Film Company. Lindgren offered Sontag to write and direct two films for Sandrews. See more »

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