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In Bed with Santa (1999)

Tomten är far till alla barnen (original title)
In what has to be one of the worst ideas in Christmas party planning history, Swedish house wife Sara decides to celebrate the yuletide season with her three ex-husbands and their families.... See full summary »

Director:

Kjell Sundvall

Writers:

Eva Callenbo (contributing writer), Harald Hamrell (contributing writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katarina Ewerlöf ... Sara
Peter Haber ... Janne
Jessica Zandén Jessica Zandén ... Rita
Leif Andrée ... Åke
Nina Gunke ... Eva
Dan Ekborg ... Gunnar
Lena B. Eriksson Lena B. Eriksson ... Anne
Anders Ekborg ... Tomas
Inga Ålenius Inga Ålenius ... Signe
Carl Kjellgren Carl Kjellgren ... Erik
Helena Af Sandeberg ... Marika
Alexandra Dahlström ... Jeanette
Stina Rautelin ... Helena
Suzanne Reuter ... Carina
Per Burell Per Burell ... Mats
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Storyline

In what has to be one of the worst ideas in Christmas party planning history, Swedish house wife Sara decides to celebrate the yuletide season with her three ex-husbands and their families. Though her current spouse Janne initially is quite opposed, he eventually gives in. Then the booze kicks in. Families start infighting. Janne grows increasingly annoyed as the guests make repeated references to having sex with his wife. And during dinner, Sara announces that she is pregnant. This strikes Janne as odd considering that he had a vasectomy a year before. Soon the party devolves into utter chaos. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy

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Trivia

Gunnar and Thomas, who are playing brothers in the film are also brothers in real life. See more »

Quotes

Gunnar: Do you have a problem with that?
Janne: I don't have any problems. I'm a psychologist.
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Connections

References The Seventh Seal (1957) See more »

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Great setting
26 December 2020 | by ejh-60622See all my reviews

A Swedish Christmas classic. On par with Home Alone. A bit complex with all the characters relationships but it doesn't matter. It just shows it's a well thought out story.

The intrigues and humor is perfectly delivered by some of the most well known actors and actresses in the country. The cinematography is great. The surroundings and backgrounds are visually what makes this movie amazing. They created the ultimate Christmas setting.


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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | English

Release Date:

26 November 1999 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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