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Once in a Lifetime (2000)
"Livet är en schlager" (original title)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helena Bergström ...
Mona
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David
Thomas Hanzon ...
Bosse
Björn Kjellman ...
Johan Ulveson ...
Producer
Regina Lund ...
Sabina
Lisa Olsen ...
Kikki
Jessica Andersson ...
Carola
Amanda Rasmuson ...
Lena Ph
Sandra Kassman ...
Anna Book
Katarina Ewerlöf ...
Studio hostess
Sissela Kyle ...
Employment agency worker
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Man in the subway speaking with Mona
Ia Langhammer ...
Waitress
Jessica Zandén ...
Mother at cafeteria
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10 November 2000 (Sweden)  »

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Hånden på hjertet  »

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$1,893,840 (Sweden) (15 December 2000)
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Mona: [telling to Candy about her meeting with the producer] And next week, I'm gonna be interviewed on TV. It's so amazing! It's just so amazing to die to!
Candy Darling: Well, I'm gonna die anyway. Is it OK, if I lie down a bit?
Mona: You know what happened today? I think I'm gonna go nuts!
Candy Darling: What is it?
Mona: Micke Biendelfeldt invited me to VIP party.
Candy Darling: Wow! This is great! Congratulations!
Mona: Great? For God's sake horrible! What am I gonna wear? Jeans and some old T-Shirt with the hospital banner on it?I'm so gonna make fool out ...
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References The Walt Disney Christmas Show (1951) See more »

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That's What Friends Are For
Written by Tommy Swarbrigg & Jimmy Swarbrigg
Performed by Björn Kjellman
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Great comedy
6 January 2002 | by (Berkshire, England) – See all my reviews

This is a feelgood comedy about ordinary people living extraordinary lives. It centres around a woman who is living her lifelong ambition and how it affects her and those who are close to her. Some parts can be seen as sickly sweet, but there are several dark undertones about how certain "different" people are perceived and treated in society today. Definitely worth watching.


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