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Vuxna människor (1999)

Frank leads a respectable yuppie life working at a noted Stockholm law firm. He has also been married for eight years to his beautiful wife Nenne, who runs an upscale boutique. Yet Frank is... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Felix Herngren ... Frank Philgren
Karin Bjurström Karin Bjurström ... Nenne Philgren
Cecilia Ljung Cecilia Ljung ... Rosie
Mikael Persbrandt ... Georg
Källa Bie Källa Bie ... Sofia
Fredrik Lindström Fredrik Lindström ... Markus
Alvin Nyström Alvin Nyström ... Robin
Magnus Härenstam ... Frank's boss
Annakarin Johansson Annakarin Johansson ... Babysitter
Ann-Sofie Rase Ann-Sofie Rase ... Therapist No. 1
Ulf Björnbom Ulf Björnbom ... Older Client
Anders Eriksson ... Younger Client
Isidor Torkar Isidor Torkar ... Realtor
Sanna Krepper Sanna Krepper ... Receptionist (as Sanna Nygren)
Karolina Tengstrand Karolina Tengstrand ... Girl on Subway Train
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Frank leads a respectable yuppie life working at a noted Stockholm law firm. He has also been married for eight years to his beautiful wife Nenne, who runs an upscale boutique. Yet Frank is deeply bored with his life and is supremely randy. He even fantasizes about the marriage counselor that he and Nenne visit weekly. Eventually, Frank shacks up with a young fetching art student named Sofia, though the experience wracks Frank with guilt. Meanwhile, Nenne's friend and co-worker Rosie suspects that Frank is having an affair, though she does not have the nerve to tell her. Little does Rosie suspect, however, that her friend is sleeping with her lover Georg, an uptight journalist with an ego the size of Finland. Soon wires get crossed, and all hell breaks loose. Written by Anonymous

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Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

24 September 1999 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Adult Behavior See more »

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When Sofia calls Frank on his cell phone at home, she really does call him, from the other room. See more »

Quotes

Frank: I could be a part of your artwork, maybe some Japanese guy would want to buy me.
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Features En stilla flirt (1934) See more »

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Truly the greatest Swedish movie
1 October 1999 | by Frank-177See all my reviews

This is truly the greatest Swedish movie of all time. Not only is it revolutionary in its narration, but its also among the first movies to feature the next generation of Swedish humor and Swedish comedians. Felix Herngren and Fredrik Lindström are two of the most intelligent and witty filmmakers in Sweden today, and this film really puts that on display.

"Vuxna människor" (Adult People) is a warm-hearted and hilarious story about adulthood, and the question if we wouldn´t be better off without it.


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