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Hans Alfredson (screenplay)
Waldemar Hammenhög (novel)
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10 December 1983 (Sweden) See more »
Två skälmar i Stockholm och deras svindlande affärer
Pettersson and Bendel are both worn, run-down and broke. Despite this they decide to start a business and become rich. Unexperienced they are open to any deal. They tamper, scam and exploit loopholes that exist. | Add synopsis »
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Stellan Skarsgård ... Karl-Johan 'Charlie' Pettersson

Allan Edwall ... Josef 'Stavros' Bendel

Lena Nyman ... Mia Edling / Ingegerd Borglind

Lillemor 'Lill' Lindfors ... Agda Levin

Björn Gustafson ... Nilsson
Jan Blomberg ... Vreding
Jim Hughes ... Rodney
Eva Dahlman ... Angelica Vreding
Åsa Bjerkerot ... Eva Velin
Katarina Fernell ... Aunt Lindstroem

Tomas Alfredson ... Jonas
Dora Söderberg ... Mrs. Larsson
Lissi Alandh ... Mrs. Persson
Bengt Brunskog ... Police
Bo Andersson ... Police
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nina Gunke ... Mrs. Sandberg

Hans Alfredson ... Drunkard (uncredited)

Eddie Axberg ... Petrol Station Owner (uncredited)
Bengt Bedrup ... Himself (uncredited)

Brasse Brännström ... Man in Pub (uncredited)

Tage Danielsson ... Drunkard (uncredited)

Gösta Ekman ... Guest at restaurant (uncredited)
Nisse Hellberg ... (uncredited)
Niels Jensen ... (uncredited)
Berto Marklund ... Business Man (uncredited)
Topper Martyn ... Emanuelsson (uncredited)
Staffan Scheja ... Guest at restaurant (uncredited)

Gunnar Svensson ... Piano Player (uncredited)

Sven Tumba ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Hans Alfredson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hans Alfredson  screenplay
Waldemar Hammenhög  novel "Pettersson & Bendel"

Produced by
Hans Alfredson .... producer
Waldemar Bergendahl .... producer
Original Music by
Gunnar Svensson 
Cinematography by
Dan Myhrman 
Jörgen Persson 
Film Editing by
Jan Persson 
Production Design by
Stig Boqvist 
Set Decoration by
Daniel Alfredson 
Costume Design by
Inger Pehrsson 
Makeup Department
Birgitta Lundh .... makeup artist
Horst Stadlinger .... makeup artist
Production Management
Waldemar Bergendahl .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alexander Moberg .... assistant director
Art Department
Per Alfredson .... carpenter
Kenth Eriksson .... painter
Susanne Lingheim .... props
Sound Department
Eddie Axberg .... sound
Berndt Frithiof .... sound mixer
Lasse Ulander .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Ulf Björck .... electrician
Sten Lindberg .... lighting technician
Rolf Lindström .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Susanne Falck .... costume assistant
Location Management
Ann Collenberg .... location manager
Eva Ivarsson .... location manager
Other crew
Mona Haskel .... script supervisor
Per-Olof Ohlsson .... photo assistant
Ragnar Waaranperä .... technician
Crew believed to be complete

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109 min
Color (Fujicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »

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Continuity: In the first couple of shots, there is a slow motion shot of a plane flying. It shows the plane very close to the ground, like it's landing. In the very next shot the plane is flying much higher in the sky.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Best Friends (1982)See more »
It's So Nice To Be RichSee more »


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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Shameless con-artistry galore in clever little flick..., 10 December 2001
Author: ozjeppe from Åby, Sweden

Inventive, clever and constantly entertaining flick of two oddly paired con artists in 80's Stockholm and their escalating swindle schemes. No serious filmmaking here, just a lot of colourful characterizations and nifty scams... favourite: The Rod Stewart concert!! FUN: Check out Stellan Skarsgård (of such later Hollywood fame such as Good Will Hunting, Deep blue sea, Ronin etc.) in his hippie-ish bum appearance!

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