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Strandvaskaren (2004)

Hundred years ago, three students at the Hellestads Boarding School were brutally slaughtered, the murderer drowned himself in a lake nearby and his body was never found. The story has ... See full summary »

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Sara
Jesper Salén ...
Felix
Jenny Ulving ...
Therese
Peter Eggers ...
Leo
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Amanda
Daniel Larsson ...
Måns
Frans Wiklund ...
Yngve
Erik Hultqvist ...
Markus
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Thomas
Kerstin Steinbach ...
Laila
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Professor Ek
Anders Ahlbom ...
Bengt (as Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl)
Bojan Westin ...
Anna-Lisa
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Pappan
Oskar Thunberg ...
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Hundred years ago, three students at the Hellestads Boarding School were brutally slaughtered, the murderer drowned himself in a lake nearby and his body was never found. The story has become a legend for generations of students as well as a yearly festivity. Sara, a student, is writting an essay based on the legend and uncovers new facts from the event that will cast dark shadows on the family name of one of the school's main benificiaries. On the night of the hundreth anniversary, the festivities go awry, students disappear and something dark and unknown is moving through the schools corridors... Written by feffeman

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15 October 2004 (Sweden)  »

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A Maldição do Lago  »

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Director Mikael Håfström got his inspiration from Old Norse myths. See more »

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When Sara and Therese are chased through the house and crash in to the drain pipe, Therese's top changes from red to blue and back again. See more »

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Måns: You were not supposed to rape her.
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References Halloween (1978) See more »

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I thought it was quite good
15 November 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Despite the many bad reviews about this movie, I found it really good.

Sara was a convincing acted character who gets herself involved in a rather deep mystery while researching the murder of three students some 100 years before. Eerily, while she is researching this the more recent suicide of a female student becomes entangled in the mystery.

I thought that all the actors did a good job and the camera work and music was fantastic. I was sitting on the edge of my seat right to the end - I just had to know what happened! I would recommend this for anyone who is not into a lot of blood and gore but wants to watch a movie because it has a good plot and script.


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