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The Reunion (2002)
"Klassfesten" (original title)

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35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mikael Almqvist ...
Hasse
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Hillevi
Sacha Baptiste ...
Unga Hillevi
Urban Bergsten ...
Leffe Lort
Carola Björnfot ...
Stina
Veronica Dahlström ...
Boel
Johan Ehn ...
Jonas
Malena Engström ...
Sussie
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Pia
Ulf Friberg ...
Tommy
Maria Frisdalen ...
Pernilla
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Lollo
Per Gottfredsson ...
Tomas
Anna-Maria Hallgarn ...
Lisa
Henrik Hjelt ...
Ove
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35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi will show up. The girl he wanted to run away with and share the rest of his life. The girl that got away... Written by Magnus Asplund

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Varför man inte vill återförenas med sin gamla klass, men ändå gör det

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27 February 2002 (Sweden)  »

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Klassefesten  »

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SEK 18,500,000 (estimated)
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Marcos Engman who worked as second assistant director on the movie was asked by director Måns Herngren to play a role as a cleaner. Marcos is almost in the beginning and has one line. See more »

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Does a class-reunion have the potential to bring life into living?
25 February 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Someone has said that you seldom regret what you have done but often regret what you did not do. The main character, Magnus, might not regret what he did not do but he definitely wonders about what might have happened would he have run away with, Hillevi, when they both were teens.

Magnus, now in his late thirties is having a slight mid-life crisis. He is living a safe and dull life with his wife, their daughter and experience nothing but a suburban life-style lacking excitement and anything at all relating to "carpe diem". When Magnus receives an invitation to a high-school reunion things change.

The directors, Hannes Holm and Måns Herngren, have once again succeeded in making a movie about a particular stage of life. As a viewer you have a great time laughing away to everyday situations that are so familiar but normally will never be brought up for discussion. There are plenty of great scenes which are familiar to anyone having experienced or heard others mention their class-reunions.

All in all Klassfesten is a terrific movie with great actors and a great story.


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