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Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975)

Släpp fångarne loss - det är vår! (original title)
Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has committed crimes should be locked up. One day their own ... See full summary »

Director:

Tage Danielsson

Writer:

Tage Danielsson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lena Nyman ... Frida
Tage Danielsson ... Hennes vän
Georg Årlin ... Rådman
Margaretha Krook ... Rådmans dotter
Ernst-Hugo Järegård ... Harald Hansson
Jan Malmsjö ... Professorn
Urban Sahlin Urban Sahlin ... Apan
Gösta Ekman ... Fängelsedirektören
Hans Alfredson ... Erlandsson
Henric Holmberg Henric Holmberg ... Fånge som skalar potatis
Gunnar Svensson ... Parkvakt
Torbjörn Ljung Torbjörn Ljung ... Fridas vän som ung
Gregor Dahlman Gregor Dahlman ... Fånge som mördat sin fru
Helena Brodin ... Fridas väns mamma
Rolf Sohlman ... Ung man
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Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has committed crimes should be locked up. One day their own house is burgled by Harald. He is sentenced to prison. Acting in accordance with her philosophy, Frida decides to use all means possible to make it possible for Harald to escape. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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En familjefars av Tage Danielsson (A family farce by Tage Danielsson)

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Comedy | Family

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Trivia

Inspired by Birger Sjöberg's song "Släpp fångarne loss!" (Release the Prisoners!) from 1922, which is the theme song of the film and from which the title is taken. See more »

Quotes

Judge: [Till Harald] Ja, jag måste då säga att det var ett sabla sätt att ta servisen. Men å andra var det ett något mindre sabla sätt att lämna tillbaks den.
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Crazy Credits

As this is a film about criminals and prisons, all assistants in production (assistant to the director, assistants to the cameramen etc.) are credited as "complicity in" (complicity in directing, complicity in photography etc.) See more »

Connections

Featured in Svenska Ord i bild och tal (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Ring isoleringen!
Music by Rune Gustafsson
Lyrics by Tage Danielsson
Sung by Jan Malmsjö
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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

6 December 1975 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Släpp fångarne loss, det är vår! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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