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Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Björn Kjellman ... Adam
Josefin Nilsson ... Eva
Tintin Anderzon ... Tove
Jacob Ericksson ... Åke
Reine Brynolfsson ... Sven
Katrin Sundberg Katrin Sundberg ... Kicki
Dubrilla Ekerlund Dubrilla Ekerlund ... Jackie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kjell Alinge Kjell Alinge ... Relationship counselor
Greten Andersson Greten Andersson ... Eva's Mother
Karin Bjurström Karin Bjurström ... One of Tove's girlfriends
Jonas Cornell ... Doctor
Sussie Ericsson Sussie Ericsson ... One of Tove's girl friends (as Sussie Eriksson)
Gert Fylking ... Fireman
Jonas Gardell ... Jonas Gardell
Martina Haag ... One of Tova's girl friends
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Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's baby-sitter, Jackie, he is immediately attracted to her. They have an affair, but Adam tell himself that they are only friends. However, when Eva finds out that he has a mistress, she leaves him. Adam tries to convince himself that he is free again, but soon realizes that he is still in love with Eva, and must win her back... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Att älska varandra i nöd och lust ... tills någon annan skiljer oss åt.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

14 February 1997 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Adam i Ewa See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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SEK 12,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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You can relate to this a lot if you are a Swede around 30
6 July 2013 | by Catharina_SwedenSee all my reviews

I watched this movie for the first time when it was new. I was then in the same age as most of the characters: that is around 30. I loved it a lot then, because you can relate to so much that troubles you in that age: should I have children, or should I go for the big career instead? How long dare I wait with trying to have children? Is my boyfriend really the right man for life? Or can there be someone better and more exciting out there? Could the great, big love of my life in fact turn out to be an old friend..?

What you do not know when you are 30, is of course that 20 years later you will hardly regret anything... Because life will have fallen into a certain pattern - with or without children, with or without career, with this man or that - and you will have "lived in" this life, and you cannot think of another life anymore, and all the burning feelings and big worries you had then seem far away... Because NOTHING really matters that much in the long run. You will still become old...

The directors Holm and Herngren, who have made several very good Swedish movies together, are experts in finding the situations that many people, and (for some things) especially Swedes can relate to, and to find the funny side of them. It is a good thing to feel: "I am not alone". They can also capture the essence of Sweden - such as the beautiful streets of Stockholm among all the water, the visit to IKEA, and the lavish Midsummer Night celebration.

Just one thing more: this is NOT a romantic movie, and I do not believe it is supposed to be either. The characters are in no way romantic, tragic or especially attractive - they are just ordinary, like you and I!


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