The Black Pimpernel

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The Black Pimpernel (Swedish: Svarta nejlikan; Spanish: El Clavel negro) is a Swedish drama film directed by Ulf Hultberg and starring Michael Nyqvist and Lisa Werlinder. The film also features Kate Del Castillo, Luis Gnecco and Claire Ross-Brown in... read more
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The Black Pimpernel (Swedish: Svarta nejlikan; Spanish: El Clavel negro) is a Swedish drama film directed by Ulf Hultberg and starring Michael Nyqvist and Lisa Werlinder. The film also features Kate Del Castillo, Luis Gnecco and Claire Ross-Brown in a minor part. The film is about Harald Edelstam, Sweden’s ambassador to Chile, who after the military coup of Augusto Pinochet in 1973, managed to save the lives of more than 1,300 people by taking them to his embassy and transporting them to Sweden. His name comes from the fictional hero The Scarlet Pimpernel who saved many lives during the French Revolution. The film was shot in Chile in the spring of 2006 and opened September 14, 2007.

Original Release

03/23/2007

Cast

Michael Nyqvist Harald Edelstam
Lumi Cavazos Ana Dominguez
Kate del Castillo Consuelo Fuentes
Lisa Werlinder Susanne Martens
Carsten Norgaard Winther
Cristián Campos Coronel Maldonado
Patrick Bergin US Ambassador
Luis Gnecco Oliva - Chief of Protocoll
Claire Ross-Brown Woman in fur
Daniel Giménez Cacho Ricardo Fuentes
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ulf Hultberg, Åsa Faringer

Writers

Bob Foss

Cast

Michael Nyqvist Harald Edelstam
Lumi Cavazos Ana Dominguez
Kate del Castillo Consuelo Fuentes
Lisa Werlinder Susanne Martens
Carsten Norgaard Winther
Cristián Campos Coronel Maldonado
Patrick Bergin US Ambassador
Luis Gnecco Oliva - Chief of Protocoll
Claire Ross-Brown Woman in fur
Daniel Giménez Cacho Ricardo Fuentes
Rolando Garza Carlos Cárdenas
Gabriela Aguilera Julia
Amanda Borgnon Young Ana 1941
Trinidad Gonzalez Secretary Swedish Embassy
Pedro Vicuña Father Soto
José Ignacio García Officer
Edgardo Bruna Hotel Owner
Sergio Madrid Medical Director / Medical Doctor
Alvaro Uccelletti Doctor
Lasse Lunderskov Ernesto

Producers

Editors

Leif Axel Kjeldsen

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