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Uppsalakidnappningen (2018)

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A black comedy centered on the real events of the kidnapping that became a viral phenomenon with millions of live followers. Inspired by actual events occurred in Uppsala during Christmas ... See full summary »

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Anders Skog

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Lars Forsberg (script development), Anders Skog | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Poyan Karimi Poyan Karimi ... Josef Esfarander
Shirin Golchin ... Shirin Darvish
Peter Åström Peter Åström ... Henning Olausson
Rasmus Luthander Rasmus Luthander ... Sebastian Åhlund
Pierre Dahlander Pierre Dahlander ... Rolf Pettersson
Ulf Nyberg Ulf Nyberg ... Kalle
Gabriella Boris Gabriella Boris ... Marianne
Gunilla Paulsen Gunilla Paulsen ... Lena
Dan Johansson Dan Johansson ... Klas
Mina Azarian Mina Azarian ... Shirin's mother
Susanna Horneij Susanna Horneij ... Linda
Carolina Behrendtz Carolina Behrendtz ... The neighbour
Helén Söderqvist Henriksson Helén Söderqvist Henriksson ... The bank official
Emily Faris ... Frida
Pontus Gustafsson ... Gösta
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A black comedy centered on the real events of the kidnapping that became a viral phenomenon with millions of live followers. Inspired by actual events occurred in Uppsala during Christmas 2011. In a desperate attempt to solve his economic problems Josef Esfarander, a medical student, plans to kidnap a law student from a wealthy family, assisted by his girlfriend Shirin and a credulous friend from high school. Josef strongly believes he achieved the perfect plan, but contrary to all his expectation the carrying out of the kidnapping becomes a farce. This story gives essential insights surrounding the narcissistic personalities of our time. Written by Anders Skog

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Release Date:

24 August 2018 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Uppsala Kidnapping See more »

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