Nils Karlsson Pyssling

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Nils Karlsson Pyssling
Directed by Staffan Götestam
Produced by Ingrid Dalunde
Written by Astrid Lindgren
Starring Oskar Löfkvist
Jonatan Lindoff
Britta Pettersson
Charlie Elvegård
Ulla Sallert
Distributed by AB Svensk Filmindustri
Release date
  • 9 November 1990 (1990-11-09)
Running time
75 minutes

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