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Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
"Sånger från andra våningen" (original title)

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A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many... See full summary »

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Lars Nordh ...
Stefan Larsson ...
Bengt C.W. Carlsson ...
Torbjörn Fahlström ...
Sten Andersson ...
Rolando Núñez ...
The foreigner (as Rolandp Nunez)
Lucio Vucina ...
The magician
Per Jörnelius ...
The sawed man
Peter Roth ...
Klas-Gösta Olsson ...
The speechwriter (as Klas Gosta Olsson)
Nils-Åke Eriksson ...
Patient
Hanna Eriksson ...
Mia
Tommy Johansson ...
Uffe
Sture Olsson ...
Sven
Fredrik Sjögren ...
The Russian boy
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A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his youngest son and his girlfriend. It is a film about big lies, abandonment and the eternal longing for companionship and confirmation. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@telia.com>

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Canciones del segundo piso  »

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$2,303 (USA) (17 August 2001)

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$2,303 (USA) (17 August 2001)
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It took director Roy Andersson four years to complete this film. See more »

Quotes

Kalle: What can I say? It's not easy being human.
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A breathtaking masterpiece
26 May 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I would just like to say that, those who don´t like this movie must have a heart of stone and a mind that´s so blocked that you can´t see the connections to our society and the ways of man. Our loneliness, our longing for love, our inability to communicate. This film broke my heart, but at the same time it was a wholesome experience, and I was glued to the screen for as long as it lasted. I will never forget the pictures from this film, they still linger inside of me. It´s just so beautiful.

I recommend everyone to see this film! If you´re prepared for an inner journey.(And I know that some people are afraid of this kind of "deep" stuff)Not if you just want entertainment for the moment. If you want to see an action-loaded flick or a nice love comedy instead, fine, do so. But I say: If you´ll only see one and only one more film in your life, see this one!


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