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Series cast summary:
André Sjöberg ...  Nils Geting 3 episodes, 2006
Tuva Novotny ...  Hedvig Sparre 3 episodes, 2006
Anders Ekborg ...  Gabriel Lejonhufvud 3 episodes, 2006
Malin Morgan Malin Morgan ...  Svart-Stina 3 episodes, 2006
Gustaf Skarsgård ...  Karl XI 3 episodes, 2006
Peter Andersson ...  Överste Dahlbergh 3 episodes, 2006
Kim Bodnia ...  Mogens Laumann 3 episodes, 2006
Jörgen Persson Jörgen Persson ...  Räddstor 3 episodes, 2006
Samuel Hellström Samuel Hellström ...  Joshua Swartz 3 episodes, 2006
Adam Lundgren ...  David Swartz 3 episodes, 2006
Dag Malmberg ...  Anders Sparre 3 episodes, 2006
Harald Leander Harald Leander ...  Olof Geting 3 episodes, 2006
Jonas Karlström Jonas Karlström ...  Jakob Geting 3 episodes, 2006
Niklas Engdahl ...  Mannen med ärret 3 episodes, 2006
Jonas Sjöqvist Jonas Sjöqvist ...  Rosencrantz 3 episodes, 2006
Björn Bengtsson ...  Roosman 3 episodes, 2006
Ramunas Abukevicius Ramunas Abukevicius ...  Jensen 3 episodes, 2006
Nicholas Riesbeck Nicholas Riesbeck ...  Jens 3 episodes, 2006
Per Lasson Per Lasson ...  Bonden 3 episodes, 2006
Tove Wiréen Tove Wiréen ...  Änkan 3 episodes, 2006
Jörgen Darfelt Jörgen Darfelt ...  Töllepräst 3 episodes, 2006
Arvydas Bagdonas Arvydas Bagdonas ...  Jätten 3 episodes, 2006
Peter Damm-Ottesen Peter Damm-Ottesen ...  Dansk officer 3 episodes, 2006
Thomas Baldus Thomas Baldus ...  Dansk officer 3 episodes, 2006
Jesper Lohmann ...  Dansk soldat 3 episodes, 2006
Mikael Göransson Mikael Göransson ...  Svensk officer 3 episodes, 2006
Joel Lundgren Joel Lundgren ...  Svensk officer 3 episodes, 2006
Jens Olsson Jens Olsson ...  Svensk soldat 3 episodes, 2006
Vilija Ramanauskaite Vilija Ramanauskaite ...  Kerstin Geting 3 episodes, 2006
Vladislavas Jacukevicius Vladislavas Jacukevicius ...  Young Olof 3 episodes, 2006
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About The War between Sweden and Denmark, and the providence "Skåne" at late 1600Ac

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Action | Drama | History | War

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The shooting took 67 days. See more »

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When Olof Geting tells the story about his idea of marching across the belts, in the flashback after the battle you can clearly see the uniforms the Swedish troops use. They didn't exist in 1658, it wasn't until Karl XI (Karl X Gustav's son and heir) gave the army it's uniforms and colors. See more »

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Slightly better than other Swedish productions but still not quite there...
30 December 2006 | by MrVibratingSee all my reviews

This movie has such a large and ambitious goal so it's no wonder it misses the mark here and there. To tell a complicated and grand-scale story with a classic set of characters and a real bad guy(who even get's a fancy bad guy's mask), with historical issues to recognize, and deal with a lot of other issues that arise in this sort of movie, is hard and it's really nothing for two guys who seem to be in it for the fun of it.

Still, you can feel Stein and Mårlind have done a real effort. There is fancy camera-work and a fancy score, there is a script with some twists and turns, there are scenes with a lot of extras and gunfights, and some pretty grave liberties taken with Swedish history(which is good in these movies).

One of the biggest problems is pacing. There's no good flow, and I think pacing is one of the largest problems for inexperienced filmmakers.

Acting is very varied. Kim Bodnia is of course the experience pool of this project, and he's good as usual, with his cool Danish uniform and un-characteristically tidy facial appearance. On second place I put Harald Leander(he played Nils's father), since I actually know the guy a bit, so I knew he was actually acting and not being himself. His performance was good, and definitely the best of the Swedish ones. The lead man is OK, nothing memorable. The bad guy (Anders Ekborg) was pretty good, and has one of the funniest parts to play.

Gustaf Skarsgård and Malin Morgan are also somewhat memorable(even though I got serious Ondskan-vibbar).

Music is good the first 3/4s of the movie but at the end it's just a monotone ticking "hurry-up" melody which really got annoying.

It was good for what it was; a Scanian semi-epic, meant for one viewing over the course of three days. I would never watch this all at once and I regret I could not see it on a large screen.

5.5/10 for the movie, 8/10 for Skåne!


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Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

2006 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Rebell des Königs See more »

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(3 parts)

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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