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A Midsummer Comedy (2009)

Äntligen midsommar! (original title)
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A beautiful waterfront house, a Swedish flag fluttering in the wind. A sailboat tied to the wooden deck below. This is the setting of the friends' annual Midsummer celebrations. The friends... See full summary »

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Ian McCrudden
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Cast

Credited cast:
Olle Sarri ... Anders
Annica McCrudden Annica McCrudden ... Maria
Lisa Werlinder ... Susanne
Alexander Karim ... Micke
Anna Littorin Anna Littorin ... Eva
Luke Perry ... Sam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Gustavsson Daniel Gustavsson ... Emil
Inga Sarri Inga Sarri ... Woman in the Street
Lasse Sarri ... Folkman
Joanna Tissell Joanna Tissell ... Flight Attendant
Kari Hamfors Wernolf Kari Hamfors Wernolf ... Katarina
Per Wernolf Per Wernolf ... Patrik
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A beautiful waterfront house, a Swedish flag fluttering in the wind. A sailboat tied to the wooden deck below. This is the setting of the friends' annual Midsummer celebrations. The friends are gathered at Emil's family house and the herring lunch, sauna, games and compulsory skinny dipping are as always prepared. Expectations are set - Micke worries about his highly pregnant wife and the fastest way to the nearest hospital. Eva is looking for some distraction from her recent split with Patrick and Sam. Emil's college buddy from the States arrives with his own expectations of Swedish sin. Wannabe singer-songwriter Anders hasn't told his wannabe pregnant girlfriend Maria about his low sperm count and hopes to solve the problem over the weekend. To top it off Emil's surprise seems to lift the party to unprecedented heights. If everything had gone according to plan that is. Written by Casa Nova Film Company AB

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Comedy

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Kari Hamfors Wernolf's character Katarina was pregnant and wore a fake pregnant belly in the movie but was actually pregnant in real life. See more »

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good intentions
25 October 2014 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

and nothing more. and the fundamental error is the desire to present a too large story with the necessary tools. result - all is confuse, strange and out of the basic rules for a portrait of a group. the nudity scene or the presence of Luke Perry do not save the story. because it is a not inspired mixture of drama and fake comedy. because the script is chaotic and the possibilities of acting in reasonable manner restricted. because it is a story with so large artistic possibilities who are , by Ian McCrudden, only sketches. and not good ones. a good point - maybe, the music. but it is not easy to say than it is enough. only virtue - the search of viewer imagination for a better story and a more inspired script.


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Country:

USA | Sweden

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

2 October 2009 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Swedish Midsummer Comedy See more »

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Budget:

SEK6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$224,154
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