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Skenbart: En film om tåg (2003)

On a train in 1945 a train conductor is in charge of a motley bunch: a failed author who means well but creates chaos; a soldier who is actually on the wrong train; a doctor who wants to ... See full summary »

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Gunnar
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Henry
Anna Björk ...
Marie
Kristina Törnqvist ...
Karin
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The Soldier
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The Conductor
Lena Nyman ...
Märit
Gösta Ekman ...
Pompe
Lars Amble ...
Sixten
Jakob Stefansson ...
The Waiter
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The Bartender
Lakke Magnusson ...
The Head Waiter
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The Nun
Hanna Ekman ...
Young Nun (as Hanna Fred Ekman)
Ella Bjurling ...
Girl in White Cape
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On a train in 1945 a train conductor is in charge of a motley bunch: a failed author who means well but creates chaos; a soldier who is actually on the wrong train; a doctor who wants to murder his wife; a gay man who hates men; and two nuns with religious doubts. Written by Anonymous

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The exterior scenes for the movie, while it's set in the winter of 1945, was filmed during mid-summer in Sweden. See more »

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Set in December 1945, Gunnar writes a letter to his publisher Bonniers advising them not to accept Astrid Lindgren's first novel "Pippi Longstocking". Bonniers did in fact reject the script but in 1944. The novel was first published in November 1945 by a another publisher. See more »

Quotes

Sixten: [Sixten introducing his lover] This is Pompe, Pompe the sissy.
Pompe: What does that make you?
Sixten: I'm attracted to men only because I hate women, that's completely different.
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References Murder on the Orient Express (1974) See more »

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Skenbart
Music by Benny Andersson, lyrics by Peter Dalle
Performed by Helen Sjöholm and Benny Anderssons Orkester
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Fun comedy in black and white, with Robert Gustafsson at his best!
4 January 2004 | by (Karlstad, Sweden) – See all my reviews

An interesting comedy, taking place on a train from Stockholm to Berlin, December 1945. One can't help to feel sorry for the poor writer/critic who quits his job and jumps on the train to Berlin. His ambition is to make a difference, and to participate in building the new unified Europe after the war has ended.

I like the black and white format of the movie, as well as the closed scenery of a train in motion.

Robert Gustafsson makes a classic "Gustafsson-role" in this movie. If you're a fan of him, this movie is for you!

The philosopher Wittgenstein, through his saying "One can never assume that anything is what it seems to be", is referenced several times in the movie.


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