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Basic facts

Original title Blood Simple
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Swedish release 1985-05-10



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Swedish release title
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Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor


John Getz Ray
Frances McDormand Abby
Dan Hedaya Julian Marty
Samm-Art Williams Meurice
M. Emmet Walsh Visser
Deborah Neumann Debra
Raquel Gavia hyresvärdinnan
Van Brooks mannen från Lubbock
Señor Marco Mr Garcia
William Creamer den gamle fattiglappen
Loren Bivens förmanaren på stripbaren
Bob McAdams senatorn på stripbaren
Shannon Sedwick strippan
Nancy Ginger flickan
kyrkoherde William Preston Robertson riadioevangelisten


Production company River Road Productions
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Svensk Filmindustri
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Universal Pictures Nordic AB 2006

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 125382
Date 1985-04-01
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2708 meters
Notes Aktindelning: 338-503-413-476-453-525 = 2708 m.

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1985-05-10 Rialto Stockholm Sweden 99 min
TV showing 2004-10-12 SVT2 Sweden 95 min
DVD release 2006-05-10 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Musik i urval

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2696

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2700

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Less than 850 x 400

Holdings Scripts

Script type Cutting continuity
Language English

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 2
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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