Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's ...
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Daniel Lind Lagerlöf
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Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's baby-sitter, Jackie, he is immediately attracted to her. They have an affair, but Adam tell himself that they are only friends. However, when Eva finds out that he has a mistress, she leaves him. Adam tries to convince himself that he is free again, but soon realizes that he is still in love with Eva, and must win her back... Written by
This is a marvelous film. Authenticity is its most prominent feature and also its strength; the movie is - in my opinion - THE most accurate description of Stockholm in the 1990's, all cultural expressions accounted for. Typically Swedish phenomena like "the 90's disease" - a post-Swedish Welfare State societal maelstrom affecting the thirty-year-olds and the even younger population - and as well as the somewhat timeless emotional struggling in trying to fit into your "age slot" are depicted with the strokes of geniuses. I myself have seen the film about twenty times over a period of seven years, and I am experiencing new aspects of it as I grow older, noticing new details every time I watch it. To sum up: It's a must-see.
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