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BlackJack (1990)

Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The... See full summary »

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Colin Nutley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helena Bergström ... Ingrid Forsberg
Reine Brynolfsson ... Robert Mårbrink
Johannes Brost ... Lennart
Ing-Marie Carlsson ... Anja
Carl Kjellgren Carl Kjellgren ... Tommy Sjöberg
Jan Mybrand ... Kaj
Lennart Hjulström ... Inger's Father
Tomas Fryk ... Kalle
Steve Kratz Steve Kratz ... Nisse
Loa Falkman ... Bengt Lindell
Tony Ljungström Tony Ljungström ... Mats
Dave McShane Dave McShane ... Lasse
Beppe Wackelin Beppe Wackelin
Anne-Li Norberg Anne-Li Norberg ... Policewoman
Leif Andrée ... Porter
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Storyline

Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The drummer Tommy is known for being the local Casanova, seducing women when ever he gets the chance. It doesn't take him long to have an affair with Inger, behind Kaj's back. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Drama | Music

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

7 October 1990 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Блэк Джэк See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Johannes Brost's character Lennart talks about a police colleague named Bengtsson. Brost later played a bartender in the TV series Rederiet (1992), in which a character named Bengtsson is a (former) police. See more »

Goofs

When Inger takes the bus, it is obvious that it is not a real bus stop outside the dance restaurant. There are parking lots marked in the street and the snow wall between street and sidewalk indicates that people do not usually enter the bus there. See more »

Connections

Featured in Stjärnbilder (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Säg att vi ses
Written by Lasse Holm
Performed by Berth Idoffs (as Berth Idoffs Orkester)
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Nutley's best movie so far.
17 June 1999 | by grisellSee all my reviews

Black Jack emphasizes loneliness and desperation of today's society, with the only highlight of the week being Friday's dance. Scene: A few weeks around Christmas in Sweden (eighteen hours out of twenty-four are dark); the melancholy of the cold and darkness is overwhelming. The guys of the small town know each other, and so do the girls. Every weekend they meet at the local dance hall. There is the guy who is always drunk, the guy who is always nice and the guy who is always wise. However, the beautiful girl (Bergström) falls for the drummer of the band, a real Casanova, disagreeable and with a telephone-book the size of a bible. The nice guy is left behind, just like it always happens in the real world. It may sound very stereotypical, but it isn't. Nutley has made a really pertinent and realistic picture.


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