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THE BLACK PIMPERNEL

by Ulf Hultberg

synopsis

A film based on the true story of diplomat Harald Edelstam, who was the Swedish ambassador to Chile during the military coup in 1973 and who bent diplomatic rules by opening the doors of the Embassy to refugees, thereby saving hundreds of lives.

international title: The Black Pimpernel
original title: Svarta nejlikan
country: Sweden, Denmark, Mexico
sales agent: Intandem Films
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Ulf Hultberg
film run: 95'
release date: SE 14/09/2007, DK 02/11/2007
screenplay: Bob Foss
cast: Michael Nyqvist, Kate del Castillo, Lumi Cavazos, Carsten Norgaard, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lisa Werlinder
cinematography by: Dirk Brüel
film editing: Leif Axel Kjeldsen
art director: Peter Grant
costumes designer: Carol Raddatz Aroca
music: Jacob Groth
producer: Michael Lunderskov, Raquel Guajardo, Åsa Faringer, Ulf Hultberg
production: Moviefan Scandinavia A/S, Original Film AB, Mandala Films
backing: MEDIA Programme of the European Community
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution AB
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