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Big Business (1985)

Svindlande affärer (original title)
Hairdresser and his brother scam a shady used-cars-salesman.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Janne Carlsson ... Rolle
Gösta Wälivaara Gösta Wälivaara ... Gösta
Sanne Salomonsen ... Rita
Ingvar Kjellson ... Arvidsson
Thomas Hellberg ... Bertil
Johan Holm Johan Holm ... Pecka
Marika Lindström ... Alessandra
Michael Segerström ... Albert Moloch
Tomas Norström ... Tecknar-Micke
Alba Marina Alba Marina ... La Lagarta
Reynaldo Miravalles Reynaldo Miravalles ... Kubansk polischef (as Reinaldo Miravalles)
Elisabeth Morales Elisabeth Morales ... Chiquita
Germán Pinelli Germán Pinelli ... Konferencier (as German Pinelli)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lars Amble ... Otto
Nils Cianelli Nils Cianelli
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Gösta Eriksson, a hairdresser, buys a car from used-car dealer Bertil Planåker. But Gösta soon discovers that the car is a wreck. Planåker won't give him his money back, in fact he denies ever having seen Gösta. Gösta's brother Rolle is released from prison and promises to help him. They form an investment company, Parabola, and convinces Planåker to invest a lot of money in it. Planåker has a lot of shady business colleagues who also invest their money. Gösta's and Rolle's scam becomes much bigger than they had bargained for. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Att lura folk på pengar är inte så lätt som du tror. Det är mycket enklare!

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Sweden | UK | Cuba

Language:

Swedish | Spanish

Release Date:

23 August 1985 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Svindlande affärer
Written by Bengt Palmers
Performed by Pernilla Wahlgren
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