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John and Carl have a small publishing company. One day John meets the poet Clara who recently made her debut, and Clara's fiancé Stig. John and Clara fall in love with each other, and she ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Malin Ek ...
Clara
Sverre Anker Ousdal ...
John
Marie Göranzon ...
Anna (as Mari Göranzon)
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Stig
Örjan Ramberg ...
Carl
Lotta Ramel ...
Fia
Philip Zandén ...
Jens (as Philip Zanden)
Catharina Alinder ...
Tina
Martin Lindström ...
Lill-John
Magnus Uggla ...
Schüll, shop owner
Folke Lind ...
The Old Man
Ing-Marie Carlsson ...
Göteborgskan
Gunilla Olsson ...
New Tenant (as Gunilla Ohlsson)
Jan Wirén ...
Doctor (as Jan Wiren)
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Tage Danielsson ...
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John and Carl have a small publishing company. One day John meets the poet Clara who recently made her debut, and Clara's fiancé Stig. John and Clara fall in love with each other, and she moves into an apartment owned by John. John breaks up with his wife and moves in with Clara. But Clara has a nervous breakdown. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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En film om svartsjuka och död av Hans Alfredson

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8 November 1985 (Sweden)  »

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False as Water  »

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SEK 13,174,611 (Sweden)
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Good drama, not so good thriller
25 April 2000 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

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I don't know how successful "Falsk som vatten" is as a thriller. The first hour or so is an interesting drama, very well-acted by *all* actors (although Stellan Skarsgård simply isn't in the film enough). The last half hour turns out to be some kind of "Fatal Attraction" knife wielding film, only the other way around since the mistress is the one being chased by the betrayed wife. The film is, without a doubt, a good film, but I so wanted to love this film, especially since I really like Hasse Alfredson's previous film "Den enfaldige mördaren", and I must say that in the end it was a disappointment. Good drama, not so good thriller.


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