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Täcknamn Coq Rouge (1989)

His name is Carl Hamilton from a Swedish noble family - trained by the CIA and a army SEAL. When a group of terrorists based in Sweden threatens to initiate their diabolic plans - the Coq Rouge Carl Hamilton is activated.

Director:

Per Berglund

Writers:

Per Berglund (screenplay), Jan Guillou (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stellan Skarsgård ... Carl Hamilton
Lennart Hjulström ... Näslund
Krister Henriksson ... Fristedt
Philip Zandén ... Appeltoft
Bengt Eklund ... Den gamle
Lars Green Lars Green ... Ponti
Anette Kischinowsky Anette Kischinowsky ... Fatumeh
Roland Hedlund ... Folkesson
Harald Hamrell ... Johansson
Tove Granditsky Tove Granditsky ... Shulamit Hanegbi (as Tove Granditsky-Svenson)
Nick Burnell Nick Burnell ... Meyer
Gustaf Skarsgård ... Erik Hamilton
Lena T. Hansson ... Eva Hamilton
Tuncel Kurtiz ... Al-Houl
Saim Ursay Saim Ursay ... Michel
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Storyline

His name is Carl Hamilton from a Swedish noble family - trained by the CIA and a army SEAL. When a group of terrorists based in Sweden threatens to initiate their diabolic plans - the Coq Rouge Carl Hamilton is activated.

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Genres:

Thriller

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Details

Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | English | French | Hebrew | Arabic

Release Date:

25 August 1989 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Code Name Coq Rouge See more »

Filming Locations:

Morocco See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The author Jan Guillou wasn't at first keen on the idea of Stellan playing Hamilton, since he thought Stellan "looked like an asparagus". See more »

Connections

Followed by Förhöret (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Konsert, violin, orkester, op. 64, e-moll
Composed by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Neither good nor bad
27 April 2000 | by AKS-6See all my reviews

I think the summary line says it all: this Swedish action thriller from 1989 is very average. The story is quite interesting, but it seems too complex to be explored in a 90 minute film. Of course, the acting is brilliant, especially by Stellan Skarsgård, which isn't exactly surprising (his son Gustaf is also in the film), but that doesn't help the film which I gave a 4 (out of 10) here at IMDb.


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