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A comedy about a young man with a tendency to screw things up. After years of unhealthy living he is looking for calm and rest. But first he has to deal with a drug-dealing debt. He teams ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Björn Kjellman ...
Filip Singstedt aka Zingo
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Barbro aka Baby
Per Morberg ...
Mos
Thomas Hellberg ...
Ken Karlsson
Tommy Andersson ...
Jocke
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Puda
Madeleine Elfstrand ...
Bittan
Hans Henriksson ...
Benno, film producer
Kjell Lennartsson ...
Zingo's Dad
Matthew Allen ...
Wolfgang, German film producer
Maria Lindström ...
Tina, porn actress
Charlotte Allen ...
Lina, porn actress
Niklas Falk ...
Rune, Baby's father
Catherine Hansson ...
Margareta
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Guy standing in line behind Jocke (as Martin Forström)
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A comedy about a young man with a tendency to screw things up. After years of unhealthy living he is looking for calm and rest. But first he has to deal with a drug-dealing debt. He teams up with his cousin, who has spent five years writing a film script, and turns into a film producer. One of the problems is that the German financiers expect a porn film... Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@telia.com>

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Zingo är redo för Svenssonlivet, men är Svensson redo för Zingo?

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One of the first films that had a complete digital intermediate made for digital color correction at 2K resolution. See more »

Quotes

[While masturbating.]
Mos: This Guldbagge Award I would like to dedicate Ingmar Bergman, Wim Wenders for their wholehearted support during my long journey towards the big screen.
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References Elvira Madigan (1967) See more »

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RESCUE ME
Performed by Fontella Bass
Music and Lyrics by Carl Smith and Raynard Miner and Fontella Bass
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Trainspotting for the average Joe
21 May 1999 | by (Växjö, Sweden) – See all my reviews

If you're only gonna see one Swedish film, see Zingo. It's the first outrageous Swedish film that has really good actors, and plot. See it


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