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The Adventures of Picasso (1978)
"Picassos äventyr" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  20 May 1978 (Sweden)
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Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso show talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ...
Hans Alfredson ...
Don Jose
Margaretha Krook ...
Dona Maria
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Dolores
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Gertrude Stein / Narrator (voice)
Wilfrid Brambell ...
Lennart Nyman ...
Per Oscarsson ...
Elisabeth Söderström ...
Mimi
Gösta Winbergh ...
Picasso (singing voice)
Birgitta Andersson ...
Ingrid Svensson-Guggenheim
Magnus Härenstam ...
Sune Mangs ...
Yngve Gamlin ...
Djagilev
Lisbeth Zachrisson ...
Olga
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Storyline

Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso show talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn money. But he wastes his talent by painting plates. He meets the famous people of the 1920s: Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Appolinaire, Hitler and Churchill. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Tusen kärleksfulla lögner av Hans Alfredson och Tage Danielsson

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20 May 1978 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 22,291,096 (Sweden)
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1.66 : 1
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The narrator in the Swedish version is Toivo Pawlo (who introduces himself as Elsa Beskow). The narrator in the Danish version is Ove Sprogøe (who introduces himself as Karen Blixen). The narrator in the Norwegian version is Per Aabel (who introduces himself as Margaretha Munthe). The narrator in the English version is Bernard Cribbins (who introduces himself as Gertrude Stein). The narrator in the French version is Raymond Bussière (who introduces himself as Mistinguette). See more »

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Gertrude Stein: [to Alice B. Toklas] Alice, Be Talkless!
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References King Kong (1933) See more »

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Love it!
14 January 2002 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest films ever. I've seen this few times and I'm always laughing my *ss off... Especially as a Finn I love the scene where Picasso goes to meet Sirkka at her parents and knocks the door. Lasse Poysti (a famous Finnish(!) actor) as Sirkka's father yells "Makkara!", which isn't actually Finnish for 'Come in!' but 'Sausage!' Everyone who loves strange and absurd humor will love this movie!


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