The author Thomas meets his childhood friend Hoffman on an autumn night in 1997. They decide to let a dream come true: to make a film of a play by Thomas, Veranda for a Tenor, with Hoffman ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Johan H:son Kjellgren ...
Tomas (as Johan Hson Kjellgren)
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Hoffman / Henning
Martin Melin ...
Bobo
Petter Darin ...
Henrik
Lena B. Eriksson ...
Revisorn
Ruben Lundström ...
Conny
Jessica Liedberg ...
Penny
Chatarina Larsson ...
Inga-Lill
Jonas Falk ...
Pappan
Hans Lindgren ...
Verner
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Regissören
Bergljót Arnadóttir ...
Kostymören (as Bergljot Arnadottir)
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Prod.assistenten
Erika Höghede ...
Älskarinnan
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The author Thomas meets his childhood friend Hoffman on an autumn night in 1997. They decide to let a dream come true: to make a film of a play by Thomas, Veranda for a Tenor, with Hoffman in the lead role. The story takes us back to the summer of 1961, which changed their lives. The writing of the script awakens memories and forbidden questions are answered. Their friendship is put to the test a final time. Veranda for a tenor is a film about male friendship, but also about love. Their love for the same woman... Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@boras.mail.telia.com>

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11 September 1998 (Sweden)  »

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Waiting for the Tenor  »

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The Auditor: You look like an yuppie?
Tomas: Yuppie? I thought they exterminated all of them.
The Auditor: Let them rest in peace.
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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Che Gelida Manina
From La Boheme / Giacomo Puccini (as Puccini)
Sung by Jussi Björling
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