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Minister På Villovägar
The Minister of State
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TitleThe Minister of State
Swedish titleMinister På Villovägar
Prod Year1996
DirectorPaul-Anders Simma
WriterPaul-Anders Simma
Director of photographyHans Wallin
ProducerBert Sundberg
CastErik Kiviniemi, Björn Sundquist, Sara Margrethe Oskal, Karl.Pekka Toivonen, Anitta Sukkari, Iisko Sara
PlotA man uses a case of mistaken identity to gain the confidence of a small village, and in the process exposes universal human traits: honour, greed, honesty and eventually love.
AwardsJussi Awards 1998
Best Costume Design, Tiina Kaukanen
Best Set Design, Risto Karhula

Co-ProducerAxel Helgeland, Claes Olsson, Per-Erik Svensson
Co-production companyFilmpool Nord, Kinotuotanto, MovieMakers, Northern Lights, SVT Drama, Yleisradio (YLE)
DistributorSonet Film, Kinoscree Illusion, Yleisradio
MunicipalitiesKiruna
Spec locationsSome parts were shot in Karesuando