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Expectations (1997)

Svenska hjältar (original title)
A recently separated ladies' magazine reporter, a young couple who are in love, an unfaithful but jealous crane driver, a longing father and his unknowing daughter, the home coming ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kent-Arne Dahlgren ...
Leon (as Kent Arne Dahlgren)
Stefan Sundström ...
Sixten
Emma Warg ...
Verona
Niklas Olund ...
Jonny
Cajsa-Lisa Ejemyr ...
Lisa
Janne Carlsson ...
Viking
Anki Lidén ...
Carita
Hans Klinga ...
Allan
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Margareta
Hanne Lundmark ...
Lena
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Ekonomen
Renata Dancewicz ...
Helena (as Renate Dancewicz)
Antti Reini ...
Isidor
Keve Hjelm ...
Egon
Gunnel Lindblom ...
Eva
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A recently separated ladies' magazine reporter, a young couple who are in love, an unfaithful but jealous crane driver, a longing father and his unknowing daughter, the home coming fisherman's son who seeks reconciliation with his parents, the farmer who thirsts for tenderness. We meet them all in Svenska hjältar, a modern saga about the chipped heroes of everyday life. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@boras.mail.telia.com>

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Sökes: Kvinna 18-25 år, gärna internationell fotomodell, för giftemål snarast. See more »

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12 September 1997 (Sweden)  »

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SEK 24,000,000 (estimated)
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WAITING ON A FRIEND
Music and Lyrics by Niclas Frisk
Performed by Atomic Swing
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