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White Lies (1995)

Vita lögner (original title)
A charming con-man uses his powers of persuasion to become a showbiz success.

Director:

Mats Arehn (as Mats Aréhn)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Haber ... Palle Hagmann
Jessica Zandén Jessica Zandén ... Inger Hagmann
Fredrik Ådén Fredrik Ådén ... Martin Hagmann
Marianne Hedengrahn Marianne Hedengrahn ... Karin Bull Hedlund
Elmer Green Elmer Green ... Ernst Kropenius
Lasse Pöysti ... Lindqvist
Elaine Sjöberg Elaine Sjöberg ... Mrs. Lindkvist
Lars Engström Lars Engström ... Greve Magnus Anckarcrona
Lakke Magnusson Lakke Magnusson ... Nils
Benny Hansen Benny Hansen ... Direktör Per Holst
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christoffer Bro Christoffer Bro ... Karsten
Jesper Christensen ... Kristian
Claes Esphagen Claes Esphagen ... Bull Hedlund
Lasse Haldenberg Lasse Haldenberg ... Palles Far
Anita Heikkilä Anita Heikkilä ... Sminkös
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A charming con-man uses his powers of persuasion to become a showbiz success.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Denmark | Finland | Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

27 January 1995 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

White Lies See more »

Filming Locations:

Armissan, Aude, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)
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Det skall vara en fänrik i år
Lyrics and Music Composed by Nils Perne and Sven Paddock (1942)
Sung by Jessica Zandén
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Trying to hard to be funny
23 April 2016 | by OJTSee all my reviews

This film, about a suave conman is well made when it comes to production value and such, but the problem is that the film tries too hard in being funny.

Peter Haber does a great job as director and conman, and it's not his fault that this doesn't function. He isn't overplaying, even though the scrip or instruction obviously demands this. But the others in the film is really suffering from a old fashioned theatric instruction. maybe this is done because this is supposed to be going on several decades ago, when theater was quite different from today, also in film. but this is quite disturbing today to see this over acting.

If the film had not been suffering from this, it could actually be quite OK. so as such, it's quite a pity.

This film is made by quite experienced film maker Mats Ahren, and I would think he would be able to do much better. Stilll he has shown many times, that this isn't his best side as a film maker.

So the film is OK, even charming, if you can stand this, otherwise you'll feel it's rubbish.


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