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Original title Tårtgeneralen
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,11 / 5
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Swedish release 2018-03-07

Plot summary

The Cake General is based on a true story and the book ”The Cake General” by ...

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Production Company Nexiko AB
Automatic Advance Production Funding Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden (DCP) SF Studios 2018

Plot summary

The Cake General is based on a true story and the book ”The Cake General” by Filip Hammar and Fredrik Wikingsson.

1984 the TV-show Rekord-Magazinet appoints Köping to be the most boring city in Sweden. While the countryside becomes paralyzed by the news a man Hasse - A newcomer - decides to refute the "Stockholm bastards" by baking the worlds longest layer cake.

Technical specifications

Length in minutes 101 min

Production location

2017 2017
Köping Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2018-03-07 Sweden

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