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Talk (1997)
"Bara prata lite" (original title)

 |  Drama, Short
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Birger is old and retired from work. Still, he goes back to work since he has nothing else to do. Back home he gets a rare visitor: a girl from Hare Krishna recruiting new members. But his ... See full summary »

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Birger is old and retired from work. Still, he goes back to work since he has nothing else to do. Back home he gets a rare visitor: a girl from Hare Krishna recruiting new members. But his need for human contact proves to be to overwhelming for the girl. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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What a lonely man do in the end...
28 August 2015 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

A man, who has worked at Volvo loses his job and he has nothing to do. He wants to talk with someone but nobody listens to him. He looks so sad because of the loneliness. One day the door chime of his house rings and a young woman stands in front of the door. He invites her in the room and tries to talk her,but she only tells about religious things. The man gets angry and tries to control her and...

The film was produced in 1997 by a Swedish director, Lukas Moodysson. Actually the end of the film is quite shocking and I do not like such kind of ending. However, the performance of the actor who plays the role of the main character made me involved in the film. We can do nothing for the lonely man but we can learn how we should communicate with others from watching the film.


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