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The Assignment (1977)

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A Swedish diplomat travels to a civil war in a Latin American country. His mission is to mediate between the two extremist groups.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaptain Behounek
Sten Johan Hedman ...
Lopez (as Sten Hedman)
de Maré
Palle Granditsky ...
Rosette Graboi ...
General Gami
Johan Clason ...
Miguel Franco ...
Larrinaga's Murderer
Stefan Gryff ...
Ortega (as Stephen Gryff)
David Swift ...


A Swedish diplomat travels to a civil war in a Latin American country. His mission is to mediate between the two extremist groups.

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11 July 1977 (Sweden)  »

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27 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

Ordinary political thriller. Swedish representative is sent to an imaginary country in South America where a revolution is erupting. His assignment: to organize and mediate a conference between the government and the revolutionaries. Reading it doesn't seem bad, but watching... things just don't work, it is boring most time. Non-charismatic Thomas Hellberg plays an unsympathetic role, a "perfect" match for the hero. And the good supporting cast can't help. A Swedish production, oddly shot in Portugal, aiming the international market.

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