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Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret's Lake (2005)

Kim Novak badade aldrig i Genesarets sjö (original title)
The year is 1962. Erik, his newly aquainted friend Edmund and his grown-up brother Henry are going to spend their summer holiday in a fairly decayed house just near the lake Genesaret. One ... See full summary »

Director:

Martin Asphaug

Writers:

Martin Asphaug (screenplay), Håkan Nesser (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anton Lundqvist Anton Lundqvist ... Erik Wassman
Jesper Adefelt Jesper Adefelt ... Edmund Wester
Jonas Karlsson ... Henry Wassman
Johan H:son Kjellgren ... Erik Wassman, vuxen
Donald Högberg Donald Högberg ... Filip Wassman
Helena Af Sandeberg ... Ewa Kaludis (as Helena af Sandeberg)
Anders Berg ... Berra Albertsson
Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl ... Kommisarie Lindström (as Anders A Rosendahl)
Leif Andrée ... Albin Wester
Cecilia Nilsson Cecilia Nilsson ... Signe Wester
Chatarina Larsson Chatarina Larsson ... Ellen Wassman
Emil Johnsen ... Lasse Schiefmaul
Måns Nathanaelson ... Rogga Lundberg (as Måns Nathanaelsson)
Josefin Strandberg Josefin Strandberg ... Britt Laxman (as Josefine Strandberg)
Pär Luttropp Pär Luttropp ... Brylle
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Storyline

The year is 1962. Erik, his newly aquainted friend Edmund and his grown-up brother Henry are going to spend their summer holiday in a fairly decayed house just near the lake Genesaret. One day, Ewa Kaludis, who looks like Kim Novak, turns up at the place while the summer continous to be the best ever - until it comes to a halt as she begins a fatal relationship with Henry and "the terrible thing" happens ... and nobody knows who dunnit. Written by Martin / Julian Thesen

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

Sweden | Norway | Germany

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

23 September 2005 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret's Lake See more »

Filming Locations:

Askersund, Örebro län, Sweden See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,079
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Loosely based on author Håkan Nesser's memories of his youth. See more »

Goofs

When the boys are watching Perry Mason on Television there are no subtitles. Since they are watching a Swedish broadcast there should be Swedish subtitles. See more »

Connections

References Vertigo (1958) See more »

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The best Swedish countryside drama-thriller in ages.
24 March 2006 | by jappel-2See all my reviews

Splendid storytelling and dialog. Beautiful photography in this over all feel good drama/thriller. This movie describes the mentality, and the way of life in a small town in the middle of Sweden in a superb way. All the way to the thrilling end of the story.

Great acting from booth Jonas Karlsson and Helena af Sandeberg.

This is a must see movie for everybody who lived in the 50-60th and a should see movie for all the rest. It's not every day you watch a drama-thriller with this type of please tell me more I want more feeling.

To sum it up: I must say I love it. And I advise you to see it.


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