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The Man Who Quit Smoking (1972)

Mannen som slutade röka (original title)
Young Dante Alighieri inherits 17 million from his father the sausage maker on one condition - he has to give up smoking in 14 days. But the days go on and he simply can't quit. He hires a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ...
Grynet Molvig ...
Toivo Pawlo ...
Hugo Alighieri
Holger Löwenadler ...
Knut-Birger
Gunn Wållgren ...
Aunt Gunhild
Olle Hilding ...
Sjöström, lawyer
Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt ...
Detective
Pierre Lindstedt ...
Detective
Marianne Stjernqvist ...
Mrs. Jonsson-Varin, secretary
Jan-Olof Strandberg ...
Doctor
Meta Velander
Stig Torstensson ...
Tramp
Ulf von Zweigbergk
Margaretha Krook ...
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Young Dante Alighieri inherits 17 million from his father the sausage maker on one condition - he has to give up smoking in 14 days. But the days go on and he simply can't quit. He hires a detective agency to physically stop him. He has an uncle, who inherits the money if Dante fails, and the uncle tries to keep him smoking. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Tage Danielssons gudomliga komedi

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16 December 1972 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Czlowiek, który przestal palic  »

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Director Tage Danielsson made this make partially to force himself to give up his own smoking. He thought that if he had made a movie about giving up smoking, he'd be too embarrassed to pick it up again. See more »

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A fun seventies movie
8 August 1999 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Based on The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri this movie deals with the problem of quitting smoking. It is a whimsical, not at all realistic story divided into parts (Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise). Typical of the humor of Swedish movie makers Hans Alfredsson and Tage Danielsson. A nice movie to get your mood up on a dull day.


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