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The Cake General (2018)

Tårtgeneralen (original title)
Set in 1984, Hans Pettersson (Hasse P.) decides to create the largest sandwich cake ever made in order to put his home town, Köping, on the map.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mikael Persbrandt ... Hasse P
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cynthia Akinyi Cynthia Akinyi ... Librarian #2
Tommy Andersson Tommy Andersson ... Reporter
Peter Apelgren Peter Apelgren ... Partaj Peter
Dee Ayuba Dee Ayuba ... Jerry Baskerville
Jesper Barkselius Jesper Barkselius ... Birger Sjöberg
Charlotta Beigren Charlotta Beigren ... Librarian #1
Linda Bengtsson Linda Bengtsson ... Woman at helicopter scene
Gustav Bergqvist Gustav Bergqvist ... Gustav
Helena Bergström ... Dyr-Gunilla
Margareta Björklind Margareta Björklind ... Patient #2
Sara Breznik Sara Breznik ... Linda Hammar
Elina Du Rietz Elina Du Rietz ... Agneta Berggren
Timothy Earle Timothy Earle ... Ian Richards
Carina Eriksson Carina Eriksson ... Alcoholic Woman
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Set in 1984, Hans Pettersson (Hasse P.) decides to create the largest sandwich cake ever made in order to put his home town, Köping, on the map.

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Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

7 March 2018 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Cake General See more »

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Nexiko AB See more »
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Robert Gustafsson was originally cast as Hasse P, but dropped out due to dissatisfaction with the script. His replacement, Mikael Persbrandt claimed that as far as he was concerned, the script was more than fully satisfactory. See more »

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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Raw Fiya
(Jansson/Lindh)
Performed by Carribean Friend
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A pretty good movie!
13 March 2019 | by hanonskymSee all my reviews

I don´t like Filip and Fredrik very much and thought I was in for 90 minutes of political mess but I actually really liked the movie. Persbrandts performance really lifts the movie and the script is believable and realistic. Well-written. Actually all main actors and actresses feels genuine. Good casting. The parts with Filip and his father is in my opinion the weakest link but not enough to bring any shame to the movie. This is the first time I experience Filip and Fredrik as humble instead of being condescending or making of fun of odd characters. Well done.

Tycker förresten att det ironiskt att de småstadsfolket hatar mest med stadsbor eller Stockholmare, är i princip förkroppsligat av Filip och Fredrik.


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