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 »
It's almost summer in Sweden and minor indiscretions and misbehavior abound. Leffe likes to show off for his friends and play salacious pranks, especially when he's drinking. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »
Leif Edlund Johansson
A family on a ski holiday in the French Alps find themselves staring down an avalanche during lunch one day; in the aftermath, their dynamic has been shaken to its core, with a question mark hanging over their patriarch in particular.
Lisa Loven Kongsli,
In a minor town the morose manager is primarily responsible for the bad atmosphere of a restaurant. But central for the plot are three persons: a male waiter who is never named (here called... See full summary »
A plain, ordinary man tells us about his work as a real-estate broker, his dead father, his ordinary home and so on in a naturalistic voice, lacking any emotions, looking straight into the ... See full summary »
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 <email@example.com>
This is a masterpiece, with no doubt the best swedish film since Ingmar Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander" in 1984, probably one of the best ever. What could compete with it? Bergman's best films and maybe some of Bo Widerberg's, but it's hard too compare.
It's extremely symbolic. I haven't seen such a symbolic film before. Every scene is filled with details that forms a great and definitely personal way of expression. Roy Andersson has his own way to make films.
Though it takes a stand for the week in society, I can't say I experienced the film as being political. It more criticizes our hole civilization. It's too "odd" too win an Oscar, but more than any other film I've seen it truly deserves one.
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