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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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
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 »
Mannen som slutade röka (The man who stopped smoking).
This film is about the changes you go through when trying to get rid of an addiction. Ingenious Gösta Ekman, who plays Dante Alighieri, will make you laugh in ways you didn't think was possible. The film is packed with hilarious scenes. In one passage Dante is in such a bad shape his hand tries to take the initiative, and he has to fight his hand to prevent it from grabbing a package of cigarettes. The result is a totally wrecked kitchen. No matter what you think about smoking, this is 110% FUN for everyone who sees it. Unlike some other Tage Danielsson films, such as Picassos äventyr, you do not have to be Swedish to get it.
Definitely one of the ten best comedies ever!
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