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Original title Tårtgeneralen
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,11 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Barntillåten
Dialogue
Swedish release 2018-03-07

Cast

Tomas von Brömssen
Ivar Sjöman

Jens Ohlin
Lars Hammar

Joel Wallón
Pelle Sjöman

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Plot summary

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

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Festival contact (feature):

Petter Mattsson
+46 8 665 11 34
petter.mattsson@filminstitutet.se

Theo Tsappos
+46 8 665 11 33
theo.tsappos@filminstitutet.se

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Original title
Swedish release title
International title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Stunt Coordinator
Script Supervisor
Third Assistant Director
Story Editor
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Casting
Location Scout
Post Producer
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Gaffer
Visual Effects
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Make-up Design
Stunt
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Storyboard
Trailer
Other Crew

Cast

Mikael Persbrandt Hasse P
Helena Bergström Dyr-Gunilla
Agnes Lindström Bolmgren Åsa Sjöman
Tomas von Brömssen Ivar Sjöman
Jens Ohlin Lars Hammar
Joel Wallón Pelle Sjöman
Cecilia Frode Ulrika Lütsche
Elina du Rietz Agnetha Berg
Timothy Earle Ian Richards
Jesper Barkselius Birger Sjöberg
Jan Mybrand helikopterpilot
Ben Lundqvist lilla Filip Hammar
Ulrica Sandell Tiina Hammar
Sara Breznik Linda Hammar
Peter Apelgren Disco-Peter
Anki Larsson Ingrid
Dee Ayuba Jerry Baskerville
Andreas Trygg Andreas Trygg
Lennye Osbeck Lennye Osbeck

Companies

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.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 205186
Date 2018-02-20
Classification Barntillåten


Technical specifications

Sound type Sound
Colour type Colour
Length in minutes 101 min
Dialogue


Production location

2017 2017
Köping Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2018-03-07 Sweden
TV showing 2020-05-23 SVT1 Sweden
2020-06-12 SVT1 Sweden

Awards

Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2019 Best Actor in a Leading Role Mikael Persbrandt
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2019 Best Costume Ingrid Sjögren
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2019 Best Make-up Eva von Bahr
Stockholm 2019 Best Make-up Love Larson
Guldbagge Audience Award Stockholm 2019

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. For enquiries please contact filmarkivet@filminstitutet.se

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Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
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Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title Tårtgeneralen


Holdings Scripts

Script type Credits
Extent 37 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Music Que Sheet
Extent 2 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 54 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 50 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Original title Tårtgeneralen
Extent 113 s.
Language Swedish


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