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Once in a Lifetime (2000)
"Livet är en schlager" (original title)

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Mona
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David
Thomas Hanzon ...
Bosse
Björn Kjellman ...
Johan Ulveson ...
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Regina Lund ...
Sabina
Lisa Olsen ...
Kikki
Jessica Andersson ...
Carola
Amanda Rasmuson ...
Lena Ph
Sandra Kassman ...
Anna Book
Katarina Ewerlöf ...
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Sissela Kyle ...
Employment agency worker
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Man in the subway speaking with Mona
Ia Langhammer ...
Waitress
Jessica Zandén ...
Mother at cafeteria
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10 November 2000 (Sweden)  »

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Hånden på hjertet  »

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$1,893,840 (Sweden) (15 December 2000)
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Mona: [before going to sleep] Was it really, really bad?
Bosse: What?
Mona: You know! That thing I sang!
Bosse: No, it wasn't bad idea, not at all.
Bosse: I think, that you are OK, as you are.
Mona: What do you mean? What do you mean with that?
Bosse: That you... you... you are you, this matters the most. The people have to be what they are. So, forget it. It's worthless dreaming about things you know, that will never come true
Mona: Yeah... you're right.
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That's What Friends Are For
Written by Tommy Swarbrigg & Jimmy Swarbrigg
Performed by Björn Kjellman
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Good acting, fair direction, bad bad script
1 March 2007 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This (Swedish) movie is the worst thing I have ever seen from Danish Susanne Bier's hand. This is too bad. Susanne Bier has made so fine movies as "Freud flyttar hemifrån..." (1991), "Brev til Jonas" (1992), "Det bli'r i familien" (1994), "Sekten" (1997) and the beautiful "Den Eneste Ene" (1999). After this one she made "Brødre" (2004) and the Oscar-nominated "Efter brylluppet" (2006). This script stinks. Not her fault altogether, as the script is by Jonas Gardell. But the fine, fine actors make some of the story believable. Most of all Helena Bergström as Mona, and Jonas Karlsson as David, and that may be a credit to the director, too.


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