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Before the Storm (2000)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Per Graffman ...
Ali
Maria Lundqvist ...
Alis fru
Sasha Becker ...
Sara
Anni Ececioglu ...
Saras storasyster (as Anni Egecioglu)
Emil Odepark ...
Leo
Tintin Anderzon ...
Leos mamma
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Leos pappa
Eric Lager ...
Lillebror
Nasrin Pakkho ...
Den kvinnliga kuriren
Caweh Passereh ...
Kurirens barnbarn
Mina Azarian ...
Alis förra fru
Ashkan Ghods ...
Alis son
César Sarachu ...
Gisslantagare (as Cesar Sarachu)
Reza Shojanyan ...
Gisslantagare (as Reza Shojaiyan)
Naser Ghofranifar ...
Gisslantagare
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A story black as night, there is no hope.
11 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I love these films of total darkness with no hope in sight whatsoever. Per Graffman makes a magnificent portrait of a father torn between old sins and parenthood. Also "Leo" is fantastically portrayed by the young Emil Odepark, the bullied teenager who's had enough. Both of these destinies woven together exellently by script writers Mikael Bengtsson and Reza Parsa. Also dazzling music score by Peter Lundback in the pivotal, climatic ending scene. One of the best films I've seen from my Country Sweden in the last years! Outstandingly directed by Reza Parsa, not only the actors mentioned but all of them.

Looking forward to new releases from Parsa.


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