Three friends, Robban, Alexander and Kim has just left the compulsory school, and now they consider themselves grown-up and mature, being 16 years old. During the summer holiday they also ... See full summary »
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Three friends, Robban, Alexander and Kim has just left the compulsory school, and now they consider themselves grown-up and mature, being 16 years old. During the summer holiday they also get a bit of experience of the world: Robban becomes a full-time drug addict, Alexander plays in a rock band but leaves it and Kim is desperate to get the girl of his dreams. Written by
Being Swedish, I believe I should review more native pictures. I tend to refrain from watching them, but I saw this one. It's actually a true gem from my college years.
It's a pretentious attempt at some kind of a prescriptive documentary. Probably an original Scandinavian genre, no doubt.
Despite obvious shortcomings, it's immensely entertaining, mostly due to the soundtrack, and due to some of the acting efforts. The almost iconic singer Magnus Uggla plays a formidable cliché type gay. His tête-à-tête chats with the pretty lead are so unnatural, they seem simply to be badly cut.
The director was infamous for his private relations with the young actors of his pictures.
A minor and peculiar detail: the fictive punk band of this picture is called "Barn" which means "Child(ren)". There is a poster showing the name written with a reversed capital "R" (= the Russian letter "ya"): "BAЯN". This could have been a neat hint to the band Korn's logo "KoЯn", if it wasn't for the fact that Korn was formed ten years after this movie...
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