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The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive to an island in the archipelago and have to spend Midsummer among the fancy rich people, their... See full summary »

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Lasse Åberg

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Lasse Åberg, Bo Jonsson (co-writer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lasse Åberg ... Stig Helmer
Jon Skolmen ... Ole
Birgitte Söndergaard ... Anna Vera
Tor Isedal ... Stråholmarn
Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl ... Arne (as Anders Ahlbom)
Lena-Pia Bernhardsson Lena-Pia Bernhardsson ... Älskling
Claes Jansson Claes Jansson ... Olle
Ewa Fröling ... Madde
Johan Rabaeus ... Henkan
Susanne Barklund ... Krisse
Per Eggers ... Kajan
Carina Lidbom Carina Lidbom ... Berit
Lasse Haldenberg Lasse Haldenberg ... Bärsen
Björn Wallde ... Beckbyxan
Ulla Skoog ... Sambon
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The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive to an island in the archipelago and have to spend Midsummer among the fancy rich people, their champagne parties, their summer houses and the annual yacht race. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | Norwegian

Release Date:

25 December 1988 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

S.O.S.: Swedes at Sea See more »

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Dolby

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Soundtracks

Till havs
Composed by Gustaf Nordqvist
Lyrics by Jonatan Reuter
Performed by Jussi Björling
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Social customs in Sweden
10 October 2018 | by dim404See all my reviews

Soporific, mildly amusing, cliche' driven film of the Swedish 80s social practices and customs. It gets a low cinematic rating but it is made with heart and was wildly popular in Sweden.


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