Snapphanar (2006)

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 Nils Geting
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 Hedvig Sparre
Anders Ekborg ...
 Gabriel Lejonhufvud
Malin Morgan ...
 Svart-Stina
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 Överste Dahlbergh
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 Mogens Laumann
Jörgen Persson ...
 Räddstor
Samuel Hellström ...
 Joshua Swartz
Adam Lundgren ...
 David Swartz
Dag Malmberg ...
 Anders Sparre
Harald Leander ...
 Olof Geting
Jonas Karlström ...
 Jakob Geting
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 Mannen med ärret
Jonas Sjöqvist ...
 Rosencrantz
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Der Rebell des Königs  »

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For 30 days after its premiere on Swedish TV, it was made available for free viewing on SVT's website. See more »

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When Olof Geting tells the story about his idea of marching across the belts, in the flashback after the battle you can clearly see the uniforms the Swedish troops use. They didn't exist in 1658, it wasn't until Karl XI (Karl X Gustav's son and heir) gave the army it's uniforms and colors. See more »

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Poor in a historical perspective
28 November 2006 | by (Scania/Sweden) – See all my reviews

Good acting, good story, but poor in a historical perspective. The movie set in the time period of Scanian war between Swedes and Danes tells the story of a man who's family is murdered by the Swedes. The main character joins a band of Scanian freedom fighters to seek revenge on the people murdering his family. Places and events are totally fictional which made me a bit disappointed. Maybe I was hoping for a Scanian version of Braveheart/The patriot etc. The name Snapphane, which was used as a pejorative term by the Swedes to describe the pro-Danish rebels,is used by everyone in the movie. Had the people behind the mini series done a better research to make it historical correct I would have giving it a higher vote. Acting and parts of the story is worth 7/10 votes, historically 1/10 so my final vote will be a 4 out of 10. I hope the mini series become an inspiration for others to make more movies in the same genre.


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