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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Tainton ...
John-John Sundberg
Lina Englund ...
Elisabeth
Martin Lindqvist ...
Sluggo
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Frank, Elisabeth's father
Anki Lidén ...
Lisbeth, Elisabeth's mother
Jeanette Eklinder ...
Patricia, Elisabeth's sister
Kjell Bergqvist ...
Rolf 'Skithuvet', John-John's stepfather
Maria Weisby ...
John-John's mother
Ulrika Hansson ...
Lena
Hasse Jonsson ...
Raimo
Allan Svensson ...
Janne Holm, teacher
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Staffan Nykvist
Ulla Schioeld ...
Ulla Lundgren
Daniel Larsson ...
Håkan
Katarina Ehnmark ...
Drama teacher
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John-John is young and black, growing up with his mother and stepfather in a boring suburb south of Stockholm. On one of the last days of the summer vacation, they rescue 10-year old Patricia from drowning at a public bath in Vinterviken in Lake Mälaren. Her father shows his gratitude by taking them home to the wealthy neighborhood, Bromma, where he and his family lives. John-John meets his daughter Elisabeth, and instantly fall in love with her. But it's a long way to go before he wins her love and her father's consent. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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26 January 1996 (Sweden)  »

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Winter Bay  »

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SEK 9,000,000 (estimated)
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Harald Hamrell: First mate on the sailing boat. See more »

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References The Joy Luck Club (1993) See more »

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Music by Sophie Zelmani
Lyrics by Sophie Zelmani
Performed by Sophie Zelmani
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Good Swedish Romantic Movie
17 April 2006 | by (Härnösand,Sweden) – See all my reviews

Well...many people may tear this movie apart but i really think that this is one of the best teenage romantic movies from the 1990's in Sweden and the acting is also good. Includes Romance/Racism/Comedy/Drama and also very good and high class actors like: Peter Haber,Anki Liden,Lina Englund,Kjell Bergkvist and the big name:Allan Svensson. Great actors and performances here and you should try to see it if you get the chance. This movie from 1996 is good and i just saw it recently a few days ago and i enjoyed every minute of it and before i did not see it since it came out on cinema. This one is a lot better than the other teenage movie from Sweden that came out around 1988 i think that was called "Ps Sista Sommaren". This one has more better acting in it and more to reality. hope to see more romantic movies like this in this new millennium from Sweden.


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