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Istället för abrakadabra (2008)

A man who still lives with his parents tries to realize his dream of becoming a magician.

Director:

Patrik Eklund

Writer:

Patrik Eklund (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Simon J. Berger ... Thomas
Jacob Nordenson Jacob Nordenson ... Bengt
Anki Larsson ... Gunilla
Saga Gärde Saga Gärde ... Monika
Göran Forsmark ... Stunt-Roger
Daniel Rudstedt Daniel Rudstedt ... The Photographer
Johan Lundström Johan Lundström ... Jonas
Jakob Arevärn Jakob Arevärn ... Gangster 1
Benny Boström Benny Boström ... Gangster 2
Helena Hansson Helena Hansson ... Makeup Artist
Patrik Eklund Patrik Eklund ... Director
Hans Andersson Hans Andersson ... Doctor 1
Ebba Forstenberg Ebba Forstenberg ... Ill Sister
Kjell Olsson Kjell Olsson ... Doctor 2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ruth Filipp Ruth Filipp ... Shocked Woman
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Storyline

Thomas is 25, jobless, living with his parents - trying to be a magician. He's smitten by Monika, a new neighbor who's a doctor at the hospital where they take his mom when one of his tricks goes awry. She seems out of his league, but she invites him to perform at a child's party. He begs his skeptical father to let him perform at dad's 60th birthday. Monika is in the audience. Breaking a promise to his father, Thomas attempts the trick that nearly killed his mother: swords through a box inside of which is a volunteer. With family, friends, and Monika watching, will it go well, will he make a good impression, or is too much beyond his control? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Short | Action | Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

12 March 2010 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Entä abrakadabra? See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK 750,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmpool Nord See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Chimay
23 February 2019 | by ghcheeseSee all my reviews

Haha You got me. Chimay. I thought for a minute there, this was going to crash and burn like so many shorts. But Chimay. It was good. Just watch it. It's short.


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