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Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975)

Ägget är löst! En hårdkokt saga (original title)
This musical tragicomedy starring Max von Sydow as The Father, the patriarch of a seemingly nameless family. A factory owner whose workers transform eggs into specialized tools for ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ...
The Son
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The Father
Birgitta Andersson ...
The Mother
Anna Godenius ...
Girl
Hans Alfredson ...
Tramp
Börje Ahlstedt ...
Man in Comercial
Ingvar Petrow ...
(as Ingvar Petrov)
Jim Hughes ...
American
Stig Ossian Ericson ...
Worker
Jan Wirén ...
Worker
Meg Westergren ...
Woman in Comercial
Ola Thulin ...
Doctor
Kerstin Lokrantz ...
Bathing woman
Anders Jonason ...
Bathing man
Bengt Ottekil ...
Fisherman
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This musical tragicomedy starring Max von Sydow as The Father, the patriarch of a seemingly nameless family. A factory owner whose workers transform eggs into specialized tools for scratching certain unreachable human itches, The Father rules both his business and his family with an iron fist. So when The Son (Gösta Ekman) rebels against him, it comes as no surprise that The Father doesn't take it very well. In fact, the two end up squaring off to see who can kill the other first. Written by lament

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17 March 1975 (Sweden)  »

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Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story  »

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SEK 4,738,633 (Sweden)
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1.66 : 1
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Silly & Serious
4 May 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Hasse got serious without his sidekick. Even though this movie has a lot of humour, Hasse is waxing serious in it, and this is what makes it memorable. And the acting - from the cruel Max to the genial Gösta, these are performances which will etch themselves in your mind. Hasse wants to bring us back to nature. He wants us to remember what we've forgot. He was a great comedian with Tage, and a great author too, and here he shows what he can do with film.


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