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The Meaning of Hugo (2012)

Meningen med Hugo (original title)
Hugo is just like everyone else, with the small difference that he just does a lot of weird things all day long.

Director:

Björn Engström

Writer:

Henrik Elmér
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Henrik Elmér Henrik Elmér ... Hugo
Nathalie Söderqvist ... Helén
Anneli Heed Anneli Heed ... Fågelprat (voice)
Thomas Oredsson Thomas Oredsson ... Den erfarne mannen
Eva Harms Oredsson Eva Harms Oredsson ... Den erfarna kvinnan
Jonas Olsson Jonas Olsson ... Taxichaufför
Stefan Klingborg Stefan Klingborg ... Frisör
Annica Berg-Staflin Annica Berg-Staflin ... Bondgumma
Lars Lindwall Lars Lindwall ... Bondgubbe
Cecilia von Strokirch Cecilia von Strokirch ... Bibliotekarie
Mattias Reinholdsson Mattias Reinholdsson ... Grannen
Fredrik T. Olsson ... Joggare
Hasse Brontén Hasse Brontén ... Polis
Lisa Andersson Lisa Andersson ... Polis
Leon Berg Leon Berg ... Zoobutiksbitäde
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Hugo is just like everyone else, with the small difference that he just does a lot of weird things all day long.

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

8 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meningen med Hugo (The Meaning of Hugo) See more »

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Production Co:

Ikiru, Flinkultur See more »
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1.85 : 1
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One of my favorite comedies
6 August 2013 | by cykelsmurfSee all my reviews

"Meningen med Hugo" ("The meaning of Hugo") is a fun and heart warming story about a man who spends all his days just trying to behave as oddly as possible. His motto is that if his life purpose is solely to do a lot of strange things, he can never fail in life.

This movie might not be for everyone, since the type of humor is very bizarre. A bit like Gary Larson's cartoons or perhaps like a nicer version of Family Guy. (This is not a cartoon or an animated movie however; I'm just comparing the type of humor.) I'm guessing Henrik Elmer (who plays the role of Hugo) has watched a fair share of Monty Python episodes as well.

This movie is in Swedish so I have no idea of how well the comedy translates to other languages. But I really liked it. To me, this is a movie to watch again and again.


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