|Directed by||Ulf Malmros|
|Written by||Anna Fredriksson, Ulf Malmros|
|Produced by||Lena Rehnberg|
|Starring|| Josefin Neldén |
|Music by||Jimmy Lagnefors|
|Distributed by||Sandrew Metronome, Film i Väst, Kanal 5|
Tjenare kungen (international title: God Save the King - the title would more readily translate as a deliberately chummy "Yo, King!" or " 'Ullo the King!"") is a Swedish drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 16 September 2005.
The film is set in 1982.
The Swedish Academy, founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden. Its 18 members, who are elected for life, comprise the highest Swedish language authority. Outside Scandinavia, it is best known as the body that chooses the laureates for the annual Nobel Prize in Literature, awarded in memory of the donor Alfred Nobel.
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Film i Väst is a film company located in Trollhättan, Sweden, nicknamed "Trollywood"), founded in 1992 by the Älvsborg County Council. Lars von Trier used its facilities in his movies, such as Dogville and Manderlay. Film i Väst became known early on under the nickname Trollywood. Since its inception, Film i Väst has co-produced a total of more than 1,000 Swedish and international feature films, TV dramas, documentaries and short films.
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