This farce cocerns Sweden's King Gustav (Per Oscarsson who plays all the lead roles). The royal monarchs of three major European countries are patiently or not-so-patiently hovering on the ... See full summary »

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Gustav Leonard Vinkelhjern Klosterhjerta / Jean Louis VIII / Karl Brecht der Stärkste und der Grösste / Wilfred Himmelthrill XIII
Ernst Günther ...
Karl Ragnar
Georg Adelly ...
German officer
John Ahlgren ...
German messenger
Lissi Alandh ...
The secret weapon (as Lizzi Alandh)
Jörgen Andersson ...
Coachman
Kent Andersson ...
Ballet master
Willie Andréason ...
French monk
Wanja Basel ...
French mistress (as Vanja Basel)
Jan Bjelkelöv ...
Swedish peasant
Olle Björling ...
Swedish soldier
Jarl Borssén ...
The myopic
Janne Carlsson ...
Swedish cavalry officer
José Castro ...
Swedish soldier
Lars Edin ...
English courtier (as Lars Edihn)
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This farce cocerns Sweden's King Gustav (Per Oscarsson who plays all the lead roles). The royal monarchs of three major European countries are patiently or not-so-patiently hovering on the sidelines while watching the future King Gustav closely. No single king appears to possess the brains he was born with, so history seems to be made by default, as it were. Gustav does blunder around, but not enough to miss being crowned king. As a result, France, England, and Germany invade Sweden hoping to take by force what they could not gain by incompetence. Written by Ørnås

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Den STÖRSTA svenska film du sett! Och den GALNASTE!

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1 August 1980 (Sweden)  »

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