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Poetic documentary about the polar expedition of S. A. Andrée (1897) which Troell had dramatized in "Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd" (1982). Some of the photos are authentic pictures preserved ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Max von Sydow ... S.A. Andrée (voice)
Samuel Fröler ... Nils Strindberg (voice)
Rolf Lassgård ... Knut Frænkel (voice)
Anita Ekström ... Gurli Linder (voice)
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Poetic documentary about the polar expedition of S. A. Andrée (1897) which Troell had dramatized in "Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd" (1982). Some of the photos are authentic pictures preserved in the final camp of the expedition, and recovered in 1930. Written by Strausszek

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Swedish

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2 October 1997 (Sweden) See more »

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