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Monopol (1996)

A middle-aged simple man, Egil, becomes the victim of a candid-camera in Hacke Häger's television show 'Långa näsan'. But to Häger's surprise, Egil refuses to give them his permission to ... See full summary »


Claes Eriksson


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Knut Agnred ... Egil Rosén
Kerstin Granlund ... Clairy Blomstedt
Peter Rangmar ... Sune Finåker
Anders Eriksson ... Glenn Sievertsson
Per Fritzell ... Hacke Häger
Jan Rippe ... Viggo Florin
Lisa Alvgrim Lisa Alvgrim ... Minister of culture
Monica Dominique ... Dagmar Fröberg
Olof Thunberg ... Ernst Fröberg
Claes Eriksson ... Owner of shop / Singer in Arvtwistarna
Dan Ekborg ... Man on the bench
Mats Bergman ... Chief of Staff
Jörgen Mörnbäck Jörgen Mörnbäck ... Professor Brio
Jan Nygren Jan Nygren ... Viking Holm
Mona Jansson Mona Jansson ... Secretary


A middle-aged simple man, Egil, becomes the victim of a candid-camera in Hacke Häger's television show 'Långa näsan'. But to Häger's surprise, Egil refuses to give them his permission to broadcast it. Häger is under pressure to make a good show and broadcasts it anyhow. Hacke Häger's employer, media tycoon Sune Finåker owns 12 TV-channels, but is hungry for more power. He forms his own party and promises easy entertainment for everybody in the future. It is time for elections and with all his TV channels, there seem to be no way to stop him from getting a majority with the votes from the couch potatoes... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Ett sällskapsspel på film för alla som är några år och uppåt värre.









Release Date:

29 November 1996 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Monopoly See more »


Box Office


SEK 16,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The exterior of the TV headquarters in the movie is shot outside the H&M Headquarters in Marievik in Liljeholmen in South Stockholm. The water is Årstaviken and the bridge in the background is Årsta Bridge. When Clairie is leaving Sune and Glenn on her moped you get a glance of the big cave warehouse of Swedish public liquor company Vin&Sprit, formerly owner of the Absolute vodka brand. The warehouse is now torn down and replaced by the highly attracted apartment area Liljeholmskajen. (2014) See more »


Referenced in En himla många filmer (2006) See more »


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Written by Claes Eriksson
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Political ambitions more important than comedy?
13 June 2002 | by per_bratt_2741See all my reviews

Claes Eriksson's political messages has become more and more explicit in his later work with for example "Lyckad nedfrysning av herr Moro" and this movie. There are still highlights in the movie that keep you laughing for hours and will talked about with friends for years - the parody of the Swedish dance-music, for example - but the intelligent comedy leaving no room for yawns that used to be Eriksson's trademark seems to have taken a vacation. Sometimes, it seems as if the political messages - that are easy to sympathize with - are more important than the humor.

Don't get me wrong. This work is the most technically advanced movie they ever made, and it was probably the funniest Swedish movie at the time. But still - maybe Eriksson should focus on the comedy and hint some political messages instead of focusing on the politics and sneak in some comedy...?

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