Biographical account of singer and composer Cornelis Vreeswijk including his breakthrough and his marital problems.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hans Erik Dyvik Husby ...
Cornelis Vreeswijk (as Hans-Erik Dyvik Husby)
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Ingalill Rehnberg
Helena Af Sandeberg ...
Bim Warne
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Fred Åkerström
Johan Glans ...
Anders Burman
Frida Sjögren ...
Anita Strandell
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Ann-Christin Wennerström
Pernilla Andersson ...
Ann-Louise Hansson
Frederik Nilsson ...
Warden
Mike Granditsky ...
Club Promoter
Axel Petersén ...
Berit
Ola Bergström ...
Björn J:son Lindh
Ruben Engzell ...
Bosse Häggström
Klas Ekman ...
Börje Ekberg
Ahmadu Jah ...
Congas Player at Theater
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Cornelis is the unique chronicle about one of Sweden's greatest music legends - Cornelis Vreeswijk. An honest and gripping account of an exceptionally talented, but self-destructive artist's intense life both on and behind the stage. A man who during his whole life was searching for love and confirmation. Written by SF International

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A man. A voice. A legend.

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Biography | Drama | Music

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12 November 2010 (Sweden)  »

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Medborgare, godafton!  »

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Cornelis' friend Hasse and hairdresser Sigge at Länkarna in the movie are played by themselves and were actual friends of the singer while he lived at Länkarna in Solna. The room were Cornelis is sleeping in was his actual room. N.B the room has no windows which was a special request of Cornelis. See more »

Connections

Features Black Palm Trees (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Balladen Om Kärlekens Lön
(C. Vreeswijk)
Warner / Chappell Music Scand AB
Performed by Cornelis Vreeswijk
Warner Music Sweden AB
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Cornelis, something as rare as a good Biopic
29 October 2010 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

For many years this movie has bin planed, but not until now has anyone dared to make it. Mainly because Cornelis was in life, and still is in death a very loved musician, and in his own way character. I have grown up with his music, and has always loved it. Both my sisters are named after characters in his songs.

Yesterday the movie had its Gala premiere in Trollhättan, with both the director Amir Chamdin, and the main star in the movie, Hans-Erik Dyvik Husby, present. Me and my girlfriend had both received invitations to attend, and it gave us chance to take one persons each with us, so we took my parents.

Now to the movie... I was actually a bit scared at first, maybe they would destroy it, and Cornelis at the same time. but I must say... they didn't. The movie turned out fantastic. Hans-Erik Dyvik Husby made a fantastic part, specially when you think about that his from Norway, and had to learn Swedish first. In this movie you gets to follow Cornelis Vreeswijk from just before his brake in to the music business, to his tragic death almost 30 years later.

Not much else to say about this without telling to much, just Go and see it if you can! Its a fantastic movie...


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