Release date16 February 1974 Initial releaseFebruary 16, 1974 (Sweden) CastJohan Bergman, Monica Zetterlund, Magnus Härenstam, Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Carl Billquist, Stig Ossian Ericson Similar moviesRelated Bo Widerberg movies
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Fimpen (lit. "the cigarette butt", UK Stubby, international The Butt) is a 1974 Swedish family film written and directed by Bo Widerberg and starring Johan Bergman.
Six-year-old Johan, nicknamed "Fimpen", is an extraordinarily talented football player. He is discovered and recruited to Hammarby IF and the Swedish national team. Performing in the 1974 World Cup qualification, he is promoted to idol status but finds it difficult to keep up in school.
Johan Bergman as Johan 'Fimpen' Bergman
Monica Zetterlund as Teacher
Magnus Härenstam as Mackan
Ernst-Hugo Järegård as Club Official
Carl Billquist as Principal
Stig Ossian Ericson as Cab Driver
Football players appearing as themselves: Claes Cronqvist, Ralf Edström, Ove Grahn, Georg 'Åby' Ericson, Ronnie Hellström, Kent Karlsson, Ove Kindvall, Krister Kristensson, Bosse Larsson, Benno Magnusson, Roger Magnusson, Björn Nordqvist, Kenta Ohlsson, Janne Olsson, Örjan Persson, Roland Sandberg, Tom Turesson and Mats Werner.
TV and radio sports commentators appearing as themselves: Bengt Bedrup, Ulf Elfving, Bengt Grive, Arne Hegerfors, Bo Holmström, Lennart Hyland and Sven Lindahl.