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SOS (1988)

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The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive to an island in the archipelago and have to spend Midsummer among the fancy rich people, their... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lasse Åberg ...
Jon Skolmen ...
Ole
Birgitte Söndergaard ...
Anna Vera
Tor Isedal ...
Stråholmarn
Anders Ahlbom ...
Arne
Lena-Pia Bernhardsson ...
Älskling
Claes Jansson ...
Olle
Ewa Fröling ...
Madde
Johan Rabaeus ...
Henkan
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Krisse
Per Eggers ...
Kajan
Carina Lidbom ...
Berit
Lasse Haldenberg ...
Björn Wallde ...
Beckbyxan
Ulla Skoog ...
Sambon
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The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive to an island in the archipelago and have to spend Midsummer among the fancy rich people, their champagne parties, their summer houses and the annual yacht race. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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25 December 1988 (Sweden)  »

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SOS  »

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SEK 66,603,477 (Sweden)
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Follows Snowroller - Sällskapsresan II (1985) See more »

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Second best of 4
3 April 2000 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Once again Stig-Helmer and his friend Ole takes a trip together. However, this time its not completely intentional.

They both find themselves celebrating mid-summer with the upper class boating people. Of course Stig-Helmer finds love again and so does Ole.

As usual the movie contains much criticism against rich people but also against all the wannabe sailors out in Stockholms archipelago.

The movie also show beautiful views of the archipelago summer which is hard to resist.

Maybe it isn´t the best movie ever done but it´s fun for the moment!


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