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Sweden, beginning of the 18th Century. Executions are popular entertainment and brothels a given. Still the executioner and the whore are both despised and shunned. The executioner became executioner against his will and the whore, only 17 years old, was forced into the brothel. This is the story of how the two meet and exchange cruelty with tenderness, guilt with innocence.

  1. Hrafn Gunnlaugsson

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Niklas Ek

    The Executioner

  2. Stephanie Sunna Hockett

    The Whore

  3. Kjell Bergqvist

    Kjell Bergqvist

    Per

  4. Per Oscarsson

    Per Oscarsson

    Bailiff

  5. Kim Anderzon

    Kim Anderzon

    Sköka

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Original Title Bödeln och skökan

Status Released

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  • December 29, 1986
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 24m

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