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Leif Bäckström
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Tomme Harela
Tomas Norström ...
Ove
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Stig
Göran Forsmark ...
Håkan
Rolf Degerlund ...
Eilert
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Nena (as Edihta Domingo)
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Anna Sivertsson
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Roland Hedlund ...
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Ove Tjernberg ...
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The Boss
Harry Nyman ...
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Alf Nilsson ...
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A policeman from Stockholm comes up to Norrland in Sweden to join his brother, now that their parents are dead. While there he starts to work on a long-running case where deer have been poached and soon discovers that his brother is involved... Written by Per Bratt <perbratt@canit.se>

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En thriller av Kjell Sundvall

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31 January 1996 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 17,500,000 (estimated)
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Hollywood wanted to make a remake of this film. Kjell Sundvall was positive to this as long as it was a "First Blood" type of film. But the producers who wanted to buy the rights wanted to make it about cowboys in the Nevada dessert, shooting horse for fun. Kjell Sundavall didn't sell the rights after he heard this. See more »

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Referenced in High Chaparall: Jönssonligan i Bollywood (2004) See more »

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Music and lyrics by Sky High, Clas Yngström
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Excellent film and well worth a watch
5 December 2014 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

This is very engrossing and while it is not a mystery as to the culprits, it keeps you on the edge to see if justice can be served and maybe with our own modern day TV viewing, looking for everything to fall neatly into place, and it doesn't. It shows what can happen in real life, how the community is affected, what the community thinks and wants as opposed to what is right/wrong. This is a great thriller,keeps you in the film all the way along and you can see sometimes in life, it's not always right that prevails. The atmosphere and setting really makes the film and while this landscape is foreign to me, it gave me a good feel for life there in terms of the film (I did look up the towns population which is small).

It is realistic as you know it won't be some Hollywood perfect ending where everything is tied up into a nice neat bundle. Mind you, not Hong Kong genre either which always seems to end bad. Differences in endings across the Pacific I suppose!


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