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A young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society into a ruthless world where power can get you anything.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sofia Karemyr ...
Iris
Simon J. Berger ...
John
Josefin Asplund ...
Sonja
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Dagmar Glans
Anders Beckman ...
Roy
Sven Nordin ...
Glenn
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Aspen
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Mona
Sverrir Gudnason ...
Krister
Maria Alm Norell ...
Iris mamma Gunnel
Lena B. Eriksson ...
Socialsekreterare Britt
Jade Viljamaa ...
Minna
Julia Lindblom ...
Mari
Eddie Hultén ...
David
Tobias Ekelund ...
Moppekillen Tompa
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Storyline

Call Girl is set in the late 1970s - a time time of women's liberation, sexual revolution, Swedish neutrality, nuclear power and social security. The film takes us on a trip from the very bottom of society, along dark back streets, through glitz and glamour, to the corridors of power which are a labyrinth of secrets. The story is inspired by a Swedish political scandal known as Bordellhärvan which linked underage prostitution with powerful customers believed to come from the highest levels of society. Written by Sparkleplanet

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Youth is seductive. Power is corrupt.

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Drama | Thriller

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9 November 2012 (Sweden)  »

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€4,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Josefin Asplund originally auditioned for the part as Iris, but then the film was shelved for two years. See more »

Goofs

Many reel-to-reel tape recorders visible in the film - set in 1976 - are Revox PR99s, easily identifiable by there digital counters, a model that was not introduced until 1982. See more »

Quotes

Dagmar Glans: We'll have another bottle. One for the girls as well.
Iris: What does one of those cost? A real lot, I'll bet.
Dagmar Glans: Aren't you the cutest.
Iris: Me? There's not much special about me.
Dagmar Glans: You're an extremely special girl. Do you like the clothes? I picked them out myself.
Iris: They're really nice
Dagmar Glans: Yeah. I only want you to have the best. Nothing off the rack.
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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Scandal call
6 December 2012 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

1970s and a Swedish scandal which is said took place in reality. High politicians went to prostitutes, some of them certainly much under age.

The problem with this film is whether it's having too little or too much to do with what really happened. Real historical persons appear here, only slightly disguised or not disguised at all really. But that's another kind of discussion. Are there anyway qualities to be found?

Yes, the so called life of the young girls is narrated in a rather touching way and focus should have been on that. Instead it's about corrupt politicians, corrupt police captains and a single policeman trying to fight it. The characters are somewhat square, which hides the story a little.


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