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The Hunters (1996)

Jägarna (original title)
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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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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
Helén Söderqvist Henriksson ...
Britt Harela (as Helen S. Henriksson)
Roland Hedlund ...
Bengtsson
Ove Tjernberg ...
Söderberg
Åke Lindman ...
The Boss
Harry Nyman ...
Raimo (bartender)
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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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31 January 1996 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 17,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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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I Can Jive
Music and lyrics by Caj Högberg/Dougie Lawton
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Intense action-drama about illegal hunting
13 June 1999 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Sundvall has made an intense movie about illegal hunting. It's loaded with tense and excitement. Actually, it's about people living in a desolated place, not wanting to play with the rules of the community. We haven't seen such an intense movie in Sweden for at least a decade.


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