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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 ... See full summary »

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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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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

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Crime | Thriller

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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:

SEK 17,500,000 (estimated)
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Color (Eastmancolor)

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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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Soundtracks

'E Lucevan Le Stella' from
Tosca"
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Lyrics written by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
Swedish lyrics by Sven Nyblom (translated from Italian text, 1904)
Musical Arrangement by Cecilia Öhrwall
Sung by Jesper Kemi (dubbed by Lennart Jähkel
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A Swedish masterpiece
30 August 2018 | by MarcusMaattaSee all my reviews

This is a character driven drama focusing on two brothers in the north of Sweden. It take place in a unknown small town beside undisturbed northern nature at its best. The green mountain landscape acts as a theater taking the drama forward. The main actors, especially a singing Lennart Jähkel, are excellent in roles as brothers in a greek tragedy.

It's a good paced movie taking itself seriously. A drama so dark in its portrayal of its characters people are calling it a thriller. It's also grey in its morals for those seeing the flaws of our protagonist. The Stockholm police who with no understanding of the local culture triggering the events unfolding.


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