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Jonson & Pipen

Production year: 2007 | 15*12 | Genres: Children
In the Nations Disinterest
Origin country: Sweden
Production company: TV4 AB
Original title: Jonson & Pipen - I Rikets Otjänst
Original language: Swedish
Formats: SD

The 17th Century: a dramatic period in Europe. A time of secret agents and spies, where brave men and women risk their lives working behind enemy lines. However, this tale is not about any of them…

Meet Jonson and Pipen, two poor peasants dreaming of a better life. When all goes wrong with the annual crop, they decide to try their luck at something else – to become agents in Her Majesties Secret Service!

Against all odds, they succeed! Queen Kristina hires them and they can now leave their old life behind. However, it soon turns out the Queen, being only 10 years old, is merely seeking new friends to play with.  Life in the castle can be so boring.

But behind the scenes rages a political power game – the Russian Tsar is plotting to get his hands on the mysterious “Secret Weapon”, hidden somewhere in the castle. In order to succeed he plans to attack the nation’s weakest link – Jonson and Pipen! The Tsar sends his most beautiful agent in hopes that she can lure them to steal the weapon…

Jonson & Pipen – In the Nations Disinterest is a cross between The Three Musketeers, James Bond and Dumb and Dumber. With emphasis on the latter… 

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