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Bentein Baardson ...
Allan
Petronella Barker ...
Lisa, Allans kone
Martin Disch ...
Boy, deres sønn
Alphonsia Emmanuel ...
Mary Diamond
Per Jansen ...
Smiley
Sven Wollter ...
Doc
Sverre Anker Ousdal ...
Run-Run
Bjørn Sundquist ...
Felix
Tom Tellefsen ...
Janson
Elsa Lystad ...
Marta
Morten Faldaas ...
Roy Indiana
Terje Strømdahl ...
Sweetness
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The action takes place in a grim anarchist future civilization after a big crash or war. A young man, Allan (Bentein Baardson), decides to move out of the city as his family live in. He brings his wife, Lisa ('Petronella Barker'), and the son to a big garbage dump located outside the city. Where they settle and survive on the waste they find on the dump. They are in many ways more closely related to each other by living this way, and Lisa eventually becomes pregnant. But there is a great shortage of water (Sweetwater) and the family of three must go out and look for water. When they discover they are not alone in staying in landfill. It will be a struggle for existence. Written by AngelowDoom

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5 January 2009 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Allan (Bentein Baardson) and Lisa (Petronella Barker) flee the war-torn city of Sweetwater with their young son for the safety of the municipal dump in this sleepy war drama. They join other displaced survivors who were driven from their homes. After Lisa gives birth to another child and Allan has a fling with the prostitute Mary Diamond (Alsphonsia Emmanuel), he trades Lisa for a gun. Allan leads a resistance group trying to retake their city who would rather fight and die than live in exile.

Movie Details Title: Sweetwater Running Time: 120 Minutes Status: Released Country: Norway, Sweden Genre: Drama


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