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BlackJack (1990)

 -  Drama | Music  -  7 October 1990 (Sweden)
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Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ingrid Forsberg
Reine Brynolfsson ...
Robert Mårbrink
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Lennart
Ing-Marie Carlsson ...
Anja
Carl Kjellgren ...
Tommy Sjöberg
Jan Mybrand ...
Kaj
Lennart Hjulström ...
Inger's Father
Tomas Fryk ...
Kalle
Steve Kratz ...
Nisse
Loa Falkman ...
Bengt Lindell
Tony Ljungström ...
Mats
Dave McShane ...
Lasse
Beppe Wackelin
Anne-Li Norberg ...
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Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The drummer Tommy is known for being the local Casanova, seducing women when ever he gets the chance. It doesn't take him long to have an affair with Inger, behind Kaj's back. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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SEK 10,830,040 (Sweden)
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"Johannes Brost" talks about a police colleague named "Bengtsson". In the TV-series "Rederiet" (1992) where "Johannes Brost" plays a bartender there is also character named "Bengtsson" that is a former police. See more »

Goofs

When Inger steps off the train at 4:30 PM, it's almost full daylight. At that time of the year (around Christmas), it's dark in Sweden at 4:30 PM. See more »

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Featured in Stjärnbilder (1995) See more »

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SISTA DANSEN
Music and Lyrics by Bert Månson
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Nutley's best movie so far.
17 June 1999 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Black Jack emphasizes loneliness and desperation of today's society, with the only highlight of the week being Friday's dance. Scene: A few weeks around Christmas in Sweden (eighteen hours out of twenty-four are dark); the melancholy of the cold and darkness is overwhelming. The guys of the small town know each other, and so do the girls. Every weekend they meet at the local dance hall. There is the guy who is always drunk, the guy who is always nice and the guy who is always wise. However, the beautiful girl (Bergström) falls for the drummer of the band, a real Casanova, disagreeable and with a telephone-book the size of a bible. The nice guy is left behind, just like it always happens in the real world. It may sound very stereotypical, but it isn't. Nutley has made a really pertinent and realistic picture.


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