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Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975)

Ägget är löst! En hårdkokt saga (original title)
The patriarch of a seemingly nameless family is a factory owner whose workers transform eggs into specialized tools for scratching certain unreachable human itches. The Father rules both ... See full summary »

Director:

Hans Alfredson

Writer:

Hans Alfredson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ... The Son
Max von Sydow ... The Father
Birgitta Andersson ... The Mother
Anna Godenius Anna Godenius ... Girl
Hans Alfredson ... Tramp
Börje Ahlstedt ... Man in Comercial
Ingvar Petrow Ingvar Petrow ... (as Ingvar Petrov)
Jim Hughes Jim Hughes ... American
Stig Ossian Ericson ... Worker
Jan Wirén Jan Wirén ... Worker
Meg Westergren ... Woman in Comercial
Ola Thulin Ola Thulin ... Doctor
Kerstin Lokrantz Kerstin Lokrantz ... Bathing woman
Anders Jonason Anders Jonason ... Bathing man
Bengt Ottekil Bengt Ottekil ... Fisherman
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Storyline

The patriarch of a seemingly nameless family is a factory owner whose workers transform eggs into specialized tools for scratching certain unreachable human itches. The Father rules both his business and his family with an iron fist. So when The Son rebels against him, it comes as no surprise that The Father doesn't take it very well.

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

17 March 1975 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Tomelilla, Skåne län, Sweden

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Silly & Serious
4 May 2002 | by UACWSee all my reviews

Hasse got serious without his sidekick. Even though this movie has a lot of humour, Hasse is waxing serious in it, and this is what makes it memorable. And the acting - from the cruel Max to the genial Gösta, these are performances which will etch themselves in your mind. Hasse wants to bring us back to nature. He wants us to remember what we've forgot. He was a great comedian with Tage, and a great author too, and here he shows what he can do with film.


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