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Drowning Ghost (2004)

Strandvaskaren (original title)
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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rebecka Hemse ...
Sara
Jesper Salén ...
Felix
Jenny Ulving ...
Therese
Peter Eggers ...
Leo
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Amanda
Daniel Larsson ...
Måns
Frans Wiklund ...
Yngve
Erik Hultqvist ...
Markus
Anders Ekborg ...
Thomas
Kerstin Steinbach ...
Laila
Stig Engström ...
Professor Ek
Anders Ahlbom ...
Bengt (as Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl)
Bojan Westin ...
Anna-Lisa
Tommy Andersson ...
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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Trivia

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

Goofs

In the opening a girl jumps to her death from a tall building. When she crashes in the hard ground her body should burst, which does not happen. In real life there would be some bleeding. See more »

Quotes

Måns: You were not supposed to rape her.
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One of few Swedish horror flicks...
1 February 2005 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

Strandvaskaren is one of the very few Swedish horror movies in existence, this does not make it good in any way. The potential of the movie is fairly good. Old ghoulish folklore can always be used to create a great horror flick, but the director has made some incredible faults.

The sounds is bad... The effects are cheesy and bad at best. When a knife cuts someone it usually has blood on it? LOL.

The actors does an okay job with a quite bad script. So I really don't have any heavy complaints there.

But still its fun to see a Swedish horror movie, I hope that more will be done but this movie was a complete waste of time. I gave it 3/10 and consider it to be almost a to high number.


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