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26 September 2003 (Sweden) See more »
It's time to take a stand.
A teenage boy expelled from school for fighting arrives at a boarding school where the systematic bullying of younger students is encouraged as a means to maintain discipline, and decides to fight back. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Andreas Wilson ... Erik Ponti

Henrik Lundström ... Pierre Tanguy

Gustaf Skarsgård ... Otto Silverhielm

Linda Zilliacus ... Marja

Jesper Salén ... Dahlén

Filip Berg ... Johan
Fredrik af Trampe ... von Schenken
Richard Danielsson ... Karlberg
Martin Svane ... Leffler
Rustan Blomqvist ... Bergvall
Peter Eggers ... Von Rosen
Per Westergren ... Lewenheusen
Henrik Linnros ... Beijer
Theodor Hoffsten ... Lagerros
Sannamari Patjas ... Stina

Johan Rabaeus ... Erik's Stepfather

Marie Richardson ... Erik's Mother

Magnus Roosmann ... Tosse Berg
Ulf Friberg ... Tranströmer
Mats Bergman ... Melander

Lennart Hjulström ... Headmaster Lindblad
Kjell Bergqvist ... Ekengren

Björn Granath ... Headmaster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Petter Darin ... Von Seth (uncredited)
Ruben Flam ... Classmate (uncredited)
Christian Rinmad ... Dinkelspiel (uncredited)
Danny Saucedo ... Bully (uncredited)
Karl Windén ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Mikael Håfström 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jan Guillou  novel
Hans Gunnarsson  writer
Mikael Håfström  writer
Klas Östergren  uncredited

Produced by
Malte Forssell .... line producer
Per Holst .... co-producer
Ingemar Leijonborg .... producer
H.P. Lundh .... co-producer
Hans Lönnerheden .... producer
Kim Magnusson .... executive producer
Original Music by
Francis Shaw 
Cinematography by
Peter Mokrosinski 
Film Editing by
Darek Hodor 
Casting by
Maggie Widstrand 
Production Design by
Anna Asp 
Makeup Department
Karin Fahlén .... makeup artist
Göran Lundström .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Frida Asp .... production manager
Katarina Wiklund .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniel Kong .... directors assistant
Jonas Overton .... first assistant director
Henrik Dahnsjö .... second unit director (uncredited)
Art Department
Paul Gustavsson .... property master
Sound Department
Carl Aage Hansen .... sound (as Nalle Hansen)
Anders Hörling .... sound
Camilla Mauritzson Skjaerbaek .... sound editor (as Camilla Mauritzson)
Dan Widegren .... boom operator
Mark Kenna .... consultant: Dolby film sound (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Gusten Blick .... special effects
Johan Harnesk .... physical effects
Johan Harnesk .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Fredrik Nord .... digital effects artist
Kimmo Rajala .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Björn Becker .... best boy
Kobie Kentkuran .... crane grip
Peter Kjellberg .... best boy
Jonathan Maurice Lee .... key grip (as Jonathan Lee)
Misio Mokrosinski .... second assistant camera
Knut K. Pedersen .... Steadicam operator (as Knut Pedersen)
Nils Wallin .... electrician (as Nisse Vallin)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Camilla Carlström .... costumer
Lotta Garcia .... costumer
Editorial Department
Gregers Dohn .... trailer editor
Pia Svedlund .... negative cutter
Frederick Wibe .... assistant editor
Location Management
Carin Anzelius .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Mikael Carlsson .... executive soundtrack producer
Nicolas Koch Futtrup .... music supervisor (as Nicolas Koch)
Peter Juul Kristensen .... score mixer
Francis Shaw .... conductor
Francis Shaw .... orchestrator
Andy Sundstrøm .... recording engineer
Other crew
Chris Besseling .... uk marketing executive: metrodome
Henrik Dahnsjö .... unit production assistant
Kerim Guner .... production assistant
Lena Hansson .... film consultant: Swedish Film Institute (as Lena Hansson-Varhegyi)
Marie Holhammar .... unit publicist
Julia Lönnerheden .... production assistant
Lisa Widén .... lab coordinator (as Lisa Möller)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ondskan" - Sweden (original title)
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113 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

After the film's final fight scene, Fredrik af Trampe asked a make-up girl take a Polaroid of him in his post-fight make up, which featured blood coming out of his mouth and nostrils. He gave the picture to his mother, who had it framed and still has it on her bedside table.See more »
Continuity: It is sometime after Christmas when Erik is trying to see the Finnish girl for the last time but there are yellow and falling leaves visible behind him.See more »
Headmaster:There is only one word for people like you, and that is "evil"See more »
Movie Connections:
References A Clockwork Orange (1971)See more »
The Great PretenderSee more »


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