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The Hunters (1996)

Jägarna (original title)
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A Stockholm cop moves back home to his brother near Norway and Finland. He investigates out of control deer poaching. He confiscates riffles with no permits. Everybody, even his brother and local cops, are against him. Things escalate.

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Kjell Sundvall
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rolf Lassgård ... Erik Bäckström
Lennart Jähkel ... Leif Bäckström
Jarmo Mäkinen ... Tomme Harela
Tomas Norström ... Ove
Thomas Hedengran ... Stig
Göran Forsmark ... Håkan
Rolf Degerlund Rolf Degerlund ... Eilert
Editha Domingo ... Nena (as Edihta Domingo)
Helena Bergström ... Anna Sivertsson
Helén Söderqvist Henriksson Helén Söderqvist Henriksson ... Britt Harela (as Helen S. Henriksson)
Roland Hedlund ... Bengtsson
Ove Tjernberg Ove Tjernberg ... Söderberg
Åke Lindman ... The Boss
Harry Nyman Harry Nyman ... Raimo (bartender)
Alf Nilsson Alf Nilsson ... Assessor
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Storyline

A policeman from Stockholm comes up to Norrland in Sweden to join his brother, now that their parents are dead. While there he starts to work on a long-running case where deer have been poached and soon discovers that his brother is involved... Written by Per Bratt <perbratt@canit.se>

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En thriller av Kjell Sundvall See more »

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Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

31 January 1996 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hunters See more »

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Budget:

SEK17,500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Hollywood wanted to make a remake of this film. Kjell Sundvall was positive to this as long as it was a "First Blood" type of film. But the producers who wanted to buy the rights wanted to make it about cowboys in the Nevada dessert, shooting horse for fun. Kjell Sundavall didn't sell the rights after he heard this. See more »

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This a movie you shouldn't miss.....
21 January 2000 | by defrobSee all my reviews

This is a great movie about how it can be in the north of Sweden, Norrland. The story is about a police, played by Rolf Lassgård, returning to Norrland after have lived and worked in Stockholm, the capitol of Sweden. Soon after his return he starts a investigation about illegal hunting in the area. This leads to lots of conflicts with the people in the area.....


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