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Min store tjocke far (1992)

Summer of 1959. 11-year old Osvald spend his summer holiday with his parents in the countryside of Södermanland. His father has promised to play soccer with him and get some exercise. He ... See full summary »

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Nick Börjlind ...
Osvald Nilsson
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Fritz Algot 'Tjaffo' Nilsson
Ann Petrén ...
Victoria Nilsson
Gunilla Röör ...
Birgitta
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Bertil
Halvar Björk ...
Sunden
Lena Strömdahl ...
Aunt
Jimmy Almström ...
Läppen
Yvonne Schaloske ...
Puddingen
Bertil Norström ...
Erik Davidsson
Wallis Grahn ...
Rut Davidsson
Tomas Norström ...
Vicar
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Hogga
Lasse Pettersson ...
Edvin Friberg (as Lasse Petterson)
Sture Hovstadius ...
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Summer of 1959. 11-year old Osvald spend his summer holiday with his parents in the countryside of Södermanland. His father has promised to play soccer with him and get some exercise. He also promised the locals to teach the church choir an Argentine mass. The father has a slight alcohol problem, so will he be able to do it? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Min pappa är helt vanlig, men det är bara jag som förstår det.

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Night of the Orangutan  »

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1 hour and 40 minutes where absolutely nothing happens
24 June 2003 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

1 hour and 40 minutes where absolutely nothing happens. I found the movie very weird, without any interesting story. It's just strange events upon strange events all the way through the movie, none of them enjoyable. All the characters are just one miserable existence after another. They live way out on the countryside in Sweden, WAY out the countryside! Anyway, the movie is about this boy Osvald who's got a very close relationship with his father Tjaffo. Tjaffo drinks too much and is generally unpleasant towards his wife. His wife Victoria (Osvald's mother) has got mental issues and is even more of a miserable existence than Tjaffo. Then there's the entire family consistent of... I don't know, very weird people. And not in the highly enjoyable Addams Family way.

I found myself not caring what happened next. I learned how to roll with the punches and kept my eyes open for 1:40.


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