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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)  »

Also Known As:

Hånden på hjertet  »

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$1,893,840 (Sweden) (15 December 2000)
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Kikki: When is mum coming home?
Bosse: I don't know right now.
Lena Ph: I miss mum!
Anna Book: Me too.
Kikki: When is she coming home?
Bosse: I told you I don't know...
Anna Book: [shouts] I wanna see mum....
[all others join]
Bosse: [shouts back] Oh stop it! Do you wanna se mum, huh?
Anna Book: [together with other girls] Mhm
[...]
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References The Walt Disney Christmas Show (1951) See more »

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Te Deum, H. 146, D-dur. Preludium
Composed by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
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A must-see for all fans of the Eurovision Song Contest
16 May 2002 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

As a big fan of the Eurovision Song Contest I knew I had to see this movie the moment I saw the trailer. It revolves around Mona, a not very glamorous woman, working with the handicapped David. Mona, played by the multi-talented Helena Bergström, is also a huge fan of the ESC and has named her four daughters after stars from the contest. This film is a great vehicle for Bergström, whom you may know from films such as Änglegård I and II, but both Jonas Karlson as David and Björn Kjellman as Mona's brother Candy Darling, offer strong support and, at moments steel their scenes. Actually Karlson's and Kjellman's only scene together is the film's strongest point. Inevitably there is a lot of music, some a bit cheesy and bad.

This movie has several beautiful aspects, and touches many of the problems we face every day, the importance of keeping your dreams alive in order to survive, and at the end of the day: How important it is not to loose sight of your friends and family in the process!


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