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En gång i Phuket (2011)

Sven, the average Swedish guy, bored with his life, decides to go to Thailand to write a novel and "get away from the rat race". He meets a range of peculiar characters and learns a few things about love, friendship and himself.

Director:

Staffan Lindberg

Writer:

Peter Magnusson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Magnusson ... Sven
Susanne Thorson ... Anja
Jenny Skavlan ... Gitte
David Hellenius ... George
Grynet Molvig ... Svens mamma
Alexandra Rapaport ... Siri
Frida Hallgren ... Karin
Frida Westerdahl Frida Westerdahl ... Estelle
Mårten Klingberg Mårten Klingberg ... Fredrik
Yngve Dahlberg ... Druve
Matias Varela ... Jean Luc
Henrik Norlén ... Johan Påhlman
Hanna Alström ... Josefine
Johan Hallström Johan Hallström ... Magnus
Eric Rydman Eric Rydman ... Robert
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Sven, the average Swedish guy, bored with his life, decides to go to Thailand to write a novel and "get away from the rat race". He meets a range of peculiar characters and learns a few things about love, friendship and himself.

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | Norwegian | English | Thai

Release Date:

3 February 2012 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in Phuket See more »

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$4,301,276
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

TV news anchor Anna Lindmarker and TV host Fredrik Skavlan appear as themselves. See more »

Goofs

The Skype conversation between Sven and his family ends by his sister saying that "Kalle Anka" is about to start. The Swedish Christmas show always starts at 3 PM local time, which means that the time in Thailand has to be 11 PM since the time difference is eight hours. Although, the sun is shining and it's clearly daylight from where Sven is calling from. See more »

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When Everybody Knows
Performed by James Cartriers
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Depends upon taste ...
1 May 2015 | by wolwSee all my reviews

We (my wife and I) gave it a solid "8". Maybe I should have given it a "9" ? For some reason we missed this movie when it was running on the cinemas. We've seen "Sommaren med Göran" more times that we can count, and love it. My brother saw it on our recommendation, he's response was a shrug and - Nah. If you like "Little Britain", "Friday nigh dinner", "The Inbetweeners" etc, you'll like this one too. The plot you've probably already read so I won't go into that. Right, just back on the computer from watching it a second time, this time with our children (10,12), thumbs up from them too :)

Just as the other series (+ The Inbetweeners movies) mentioned above, they grow on you, don't just watch them once.

Cheers,

Peter :)


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