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Jägarna (1996)

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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 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

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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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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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Followed by Jägarna 2 (2011) See more »

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Music and lyrics by Sky High, Clas Yngström
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Very poor
26 October 2014 | by Big Swede TSee all my reviews

Got this on DVD not long ago but having watched it now, can I have my money back and the time it took to watch it? Perhaps we have been spoiled by some fine Nordic Noir in the last few years,and thus bad writing,improbable "plot twists" and incoherent "drama" stands out all the more...I really don't know. Loved the stunning landscapes,it's only redeeming quality but the whole"people who live in remote,rural parts of the world are bloodthirsty ,sadistic,racist,etc,etc ,bla,bla,bla" idea has been done to death. Let's be honest,the real weirdos live in big cities... Sure,Peckinpahs "Strawdogs"is a masterpiece that defines this type of movie but this flick does not reach up to old Sam's ankles... This"Deliverance"in Norrland falls flat on its face. I've been told that the sequel,that I've bought but I've yet to see, is better... Boy,let's hope so... T


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