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Original title Italiensk for begyndere
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 7
Swedish release 2001-09-07



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Anders W. Berthelsen Andreas
Anette Støvelbæk Olympia
Peter Gantzler Jørgen Mortensen
Ann Eleonora Jørgensen Karen
Lars Kaalund Hal-Finn
Sara Indrio Jensen Giulia
Bent Mejding pastor Wredmann
Jesper Christensen Olympias far
Elsebeth Steentoft kyrkoarbetaren
Rikke Wölck sjuksköterskan
Karen-Lise Mynster Kirsten
Lene Tiemroth Karens mor
Claus Gerving Klaus Graversen
Carlo Barsotti Marcello
Alex Nyborg Madsen sportsman och kyrkosångare
Steen Svare Hansen sportsman och kyrkosångare
Susanne Oldenburg damen i frisörsalongen
Martin Brygmann aftonskolläraren


Production company Zentropa Entertainments6 ApS
Danmarks Radio
Advance allocations Det Danske Filminstitut
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Triangelfilm AB 2001
Kulturföreningen Kedjan 2001

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 137776
Date 2001-07-10
Classification Allowed from age 7
Original length 3088 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 475-409-452-483-365-462-442

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Dolby Stereo Spectral Recording
Colour type Colour
Frames per second 24

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2001-09-07 Bio Capitol Göteborg Sweden 113 min
2001-09-07 Spegeln Malmö Sweden 113 min
2001-09-07 Saga Stockholm Sweden 113 min
2001-09-07 Sture Stockholm Sweden 113 min
2001-09-07 Victoria Stockholm Sweden 113 min (samt ytterligare 6 platser)
TV showing 2004-01-03 SVT2 Sweden 108 min
First showing 2000-12-08 Denmark
TV showing 2005-11-19 SVT2 Sweden 108 min


Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2002 Best Foreign Language Film

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Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3080

Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Stills

Slides 4
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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