Naken

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Naken
Directed by
  • Torkel Knutsson
  • Mårten Knutsson
Produced by
  • Torkel Knutsson
  • Mårten Knutsson
  • Håkan Bjerking
Written by
  • Torkel Knutsson
  • Mårten Knutsson
Starring
  • Henrik Norberg
  • Lisa Kock
  • Martin Forsström
Music byJon Rekdal
Cinematography
  • Jörgen Brennicke
  • Eric Maddison
Edited byJonas Smensgård
Production
company
Pratfilm
Distributed by
Release date
  • December 8, 2000 (2000-12-08)
Running time
98 minutes
CountrySweden
LanguageSwedish

Naken is a 2000 Swedish comedy film written and directed by Torkel and Mårten Knutsson. It stars Henrik Norberg as a naked man who is caught in a time loop on the day of his wedding.

Plot[edit]

On the day of his wedding, Anders wakes up naked in an elevator. As he attempts to piece together the reason for his predicament, the day repeats itself, and he becomes stuck in a time loop.

Cast[edit]

  • Henrik Norberg as Anders
  • Lisa Kock as Maria
  • Martin Forsström as Pierre
  • Anna Järphammar as Pernilla
  • Dan Malmer as Matte
  • Ingela Sahlin as Vivianne

Production[edit]

During filming, the crew was almost struck by a car whose driver had fallen asleep.[1]

Release[edit]

To promote the film, the Knutsson brothers appeared naked at the Cannes Film Festival, after which they were arrested.[2]

Reception[edit]

Naken received negative reviews in Sweden.[3] Jens Peterson of Aftonbladet called it a poor copy of Groundhog Day that is not even "so bad it's good".[4]

Remake[edit]

In 2017, Netflix released an English-language, American remake starring Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall. Michael Tiddes directed the movie.[5] Shooting took place in Charleston, South Carolina.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abrahamsson, Lisa (2000-12-04). "Filmteam nära dö i bilkrasch". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  2. ^ Olseen, Trygve Aas (2001-05-11). "Svensk nakenshow". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  3. ^ Thunblad, Claes (2001-05-10). "Svenska regissörer greps av polis i Cannes". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  4. ^ Peterson, Jens (2000-12-08). "Naken". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  5. ^ Fleming, Mike (2016-09-21). "Netflix Gets 'Naked' With Marlon Wayans & Regina Hall". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  6. ^ McDermott, John (2016-09-22). "Netflix to film Naked in Charleston". The Post and Courier. Retrieved 2016-09-29.

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