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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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(screenplay), (short story "Pojken i vattnet")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ...
The Son
...
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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1.66 : 1
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It´s like sci-fi !?
15 August 1999 | by (Lidingö, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I got a really strange but nice feeling when I saw this one. It almost feels like that your watching a sci-fi movie of some kind. I really love the part when Gösta Ekman falls into a lake and lie there for months, and after a while he is transformed into a kind of water creature. 9 / 10


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