Roro, a foreign worker in Swedish parks, loves his girlfriend but is about to marry another girl to prevent her from being sent back to Lebanon. Roros best friend, Måns, has his own ... See full summary »
Roro, a foreign worker in Swedish parks, loves his girlfriend but is about to marry another girl to prevent her from being sent back to Lebanon. Roros best friend, Måns, has his own problems: He has serious problems getting an erection... Written by
The sex-shop where Måns wants to buy his pump is real and can be found in Göteborg (corner Andra Långgatan and Nordhemsgatan). See more »
In the scene where Roro, Yasmin and Paul are spinning in the car, you can clearly see four or five tire tracks on the street. See more »
[Måns is arrested by the police after throwing out furniture]
Well, how did this happen?
Well, there's furniture on the street, under your balcony...
I accidentally dropped them...
I don't know... I was going to... refurbish... a little and then i tripped... it was some little... edge that...
On the balcony?
With a whole drawer, a TV and an aquarium?
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This is a conventionally told double love story in a multicultural setting. If nothing else it's charming, and the actors are interesting and give good performances. I agree with a previous reviewer that it's like a quality version of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, without the Hollywood glucose all over it, and also in the less worn-out setting of Sweden. The story is well told and keeps up the interest, but the end is predictable (like I said, conventional) and a bit too cute. I didn't really understand the problem between Måns and his girlfriend (Jenny?), they seem to fall out of love just because it suited the plot, and I thought that Måns' and Roro's third co-worker, the soul brother with the afro, was a bit too cute and multi-cultural (yes I got it -- we're one big family of cool dudes). My favourite role was Roro's very cool father. And a protagonist in the shape of a pudgy middle-aged Arab, you don't have that too often in a movie, do you?
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