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Yrrol - En kolossalt genomtänkt film (1994)

An ancient Greek philosopher's comical vision of how life in present day Sweden will play out.

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Peter Dalle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzanne Reuter ... Mean fiancé / Mean stewardess / Carina / Mean friend / Woman without pants / Salvation Army soldier / Mother Cosbylainen / TV Host / Newly engaged / Mother / Imaginative woman at meeting
Ulla Skoog ... TV reporter / Sofi / Abused woman / Blind gypsy / Salvation Army soldier / Young Miss Cosbylainen / Bitter waitress / Nurse / Woman at meeting
Peter Dalle ... Husband / Airplane passenger / Pilot / Man in bar / Bartender with no pants / Salvation Army soldier / TV salesman / Kidnapper / Tommy Hagström, tv reporter / Manfred Wunderbaum / Man playing tennis / Inventor
Claes Månsson ... Theresias / Male prostitute / John Stenbock / Pilot / Björn / Salvation army soldier / Blind delivery man / Dad Cosbylainen / Kidnapper / Antonius Block / Wolf / Priest / Skinhead / Man at meeting
Johan Ulveson ... Platon / Taxi driver / Farbror Bosse / Hijacker / Air traffic controller / Jakob / Blind skinhead / Salvation Army soldier / Young Mr. Cosbylainen / Jonas Kalholm / Death / Bum / Topsy / Father / Nervous man at meeting
Stefan Sauk ... Cancer / Dinkelspiel / Dr. Dengroth
Lena Endre ... Begravningsdeltagare
Gunnel Fred ... Begravningsdeltagare
Gunilla Röör ... Begravningsdeltagare
Thomas Hanzon ... Runner
Lia Boysen ... Rape Victim
Helena Grossi Helena Grossi ... Nurse
Sverre Schriwer Sverre Schriwer ... Lasse
Martina Axelman Martina Axelman ... Claes' admirer
Andrea Hjelte Andrea Hjelte ... Claes' admirer
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An ancient Greek philosopher's comical vision of how life in present day Sweden will play out.

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Comedy

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

28 October 1994 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Yrrol See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Goofs

The player with the white pieces should make the first move in chess. See more »

Quotes

[subtitled version]
Husband: What is it you want help with? My plane leaves...
Taxi driver: Rob a bank at Folkungagatan.
Husband: Isn't that quite illegal?
Taxi driver: Are you religious?
Husband: No, but I was raised in Danderyd...
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Spoofs The Seventh Seal (1957) See more »

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Forget Bergman, this is Swedish film at its finest.
4 July 2013 | by grindlegutsSee all my reviews

'Yrrol' may not have had an international target audience and limited release abroad, but it will always remain one of the native-made Swedish films closest to me. From the very first moment to the crazy credits it's a genuine giggle marathon. Through various sketches with innocent satire and playing a lot with stereotypes, the Lorry-gang (movie title obviously made by flipping their name) smoothly tells their message of what we people desire most: a feeling of being together.

Should you come across a texted version, it will be well-invested two hours of Swedish cinema humor at its peak. 10/10


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