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Illusive Tracks (2003)

Skenbart: En film om tåg (original title)
On a train in 1945 a train conductor is in charge of a motley bunch: a failed author who means well but creates chaos; a soldier who is actually on the wrong train; a doctor who wants to ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Dalle

Writer:

Peter Dalle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gustaf Hammarsten ... Gunnar
Magnus Roosmann ... Henry
Anna Björk Anna Björk ... Marie
Kristina Törnqvist Kristina Törnqvist ... Karin
Robert Gustafsson ... The Soldier
Peter Dalle ... The Conductor
Lena Nyman ... Märit
Gösta Ekman ... Pompe
Lars Amble ... Sixten
Jakob Stefansson Jakob Stefansson ... The Waiter
Claes Ljungmark ... The Bartender
Lakke Magnusson Lakke Magnusson ... The Head Waiter
Marie Göranzon ... The Nun
Hanna Ekman Hanna Ekman ... Young Nun (as Hanna Fred Ekman)
Ella Bjurling Ella Bjurling ... Girl in White Cape
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Storyline

On a train in 1945 a train conductor is in charge of a motley bunch: a failed author who means well but creates chaos; a soldier who is actually on the wrong train; a doctor who wants to murder his wife; a gay man who hates men; and two nuns with religious doubts. Written by Anonymous

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Ingenting är av nödvändighet vad det synes vara... (Nothing is necessarily what it seems to be...)

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Comedy | Thriller

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Details

Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

25 December 2003 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Delitti: Tracce Allusive See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Black and White | Color (final scene)
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Trivia

The exterior scenes for the movie, while it's set in the winter of 1945, was filmed during mid-summer in Sweden. See more »

Goofs

Set in December 1945, Gunnar writes a letter to his publisher Bonniers advising them not to accept Astrid Lindgren's first novel "Pippi Longstocking". Bonniers did in fact reject the script but in 1944. The novel was first published in November 1945 by a another publisher. See more »

Quotes

Sixten: I've never seen anything good coming from a woman!
Gunnar: There's a mirror in the toilet.
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Connections

References Murder on the Orient Express (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Skenbart
Music by Benny Andersson, lyrics by Peter Dalle
Performed by Helen Sjöholm and Benny Anderssons Orkester
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Congratulations to all non-Swedes
23 January 2006 | by swedhawkSee all my reviews

Outside Sweden you are not expected have seen this movie. Happy you. The cast includes several actors that are important part of modern the Swedish movie history. And still..

Seems like Peter Dalle only had a an idea lasting for about 20 minutes. Robert Gustafson is totally misused in this movie, trying to copy a younger Gösta Ekman. Ekman, by the way, is the only actor fulfilling the expectations.

Credit that can be given is for the photo, splendid idea using black and white. Music is OK.

But over-all it's a waste of god actors and the time of the audience.


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