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Original title Near Dark
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Swedish release 1989-02-24



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Adrian Pasdar Caleb
Jenny Wright Mae
Lance Henriksen Jesse
Bill Paxton Severen
Jenette Goldstein Diamondback
Tim Thomerson Loy
Joshua Miller Homer
Marcie Leeds Sarah
Kenny Call vicesheriffen
Ed Corbett biljettförsäljaren
Troy Evans civilklädd polis
Bill Cross sheriff Eakers
Roger Aaron Brown cajunsk lastbilschaufför
Thomas Wagner bartendern
Robert Winley bargästen
James LeGros tonårscowboyen
Jan King servitrisen
Danny Kopel mc-killen i baren
Billy Beck motellägaren
S.A. Griffin polisofficeren på motellet
Bob Terhune
William T. Lane
Gary Littlejohn
Paul Michael Lane
Eddie Mulder soldater
Don Pugsley lastbilschaufför 2
Neith Hunter
Theresa Randle damer i bil


Production Company The Near Dark Joint Venture
Feldman/Meeker Production
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Plånborg Film AB

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 127852
Date 1988-09-09
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2575 meters
Censored length 2363 meters
Notes Akt IIa: man dricker blod kortas, b: man dricker blod kortas. Akt IIIa: massaker på bar utgår, b: blodiga lik och förstörelse utgår, c: blodig nerskjutning och brinnade kropp utgår, d: blodiga närbilder på sönderskjuten kropp utgår, AktIV: handknäckning utgår, Akt Va: kniv i mun på man utgår, b: man tar ut kniv ur sin mun utgår.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound system Ultra-Stereo
Colour system CFI Color
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2575 meter
Length in minutes 94 min
Reels 5 rullar

Release dates

Release in Stockholm 1989-04-28 Rigoletto 6 Stockholm Sweden 86 min
Release in Sweden 1989-02-24 Filmstaden Linköping Sweden 86 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Naughty, Naughty
By John Parr
Performed by John Parr

Original title Morse Code
By D. Woody
P. Simmons
Performed by Jools Holland

Original title Fever
By Eddie Cooley
John Davenport
Performed by The Cramps

Original title The Cowboy Rides Away
By Sonny Throckmorten
Casey Kelly
Performed by George Strait

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2562

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 4
Album No

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