To get an order for 1,000 yachts from a middle-east sheik, two boat companies have to race 'Göta kanal', a canal through Sweden, east to west. There are no rules in this game and the winner gets the order.
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An order for 1,000 yachts for a middle-east sheik is up for grabs. The list of contestants has been narrowed down to two companies: one is a multinational one with good backing and the other is run by visionaries and enthusiasts with their main focus on rowing-boats. Having a hard time to decide between the two the sheik declares a race on the Göta Canal through Sweden, from the capital of Stockholm to the second city of Gothenburg, where the winner gets the order. Pretty soon it becomes obvious that winning does not mean strictly abiding to sea rules and regulations. Written by
When Larson parks his red Porsche, he knocks the parking-meter over. The meter is separated from its pole, and the pole is knocked flat to the ground. But when you see the Porsche in the background some seconds later, the parking-meter is still attached to the pole, and the pole is just leaning some 30 degrees - not lying flat on the ground. See more »
[on seeing the boats lying on the dry bed of the canal]
Why are they like that? What are they playing at?
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The Europa Film logo is emptied of water when an invisible plug is pulled. See more »
There are not many films from Sweden that you can watch as many times as I have watched Göta Kanal. It's certainly one of the best movies ever produced in this country. The actors delivers extremely well-timed lines and the witty script makes you crumble of laughter! 1 157 846 Swedes saw Göta Kanal in the movies.
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