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Dragonflies (2001)

Øyenstikker (original title)
Dragonfly is the story of a couple that wants to get away. They want to spend time together in peace. They want to put something behind them. There is no such place. Someone will always ... See full summary »

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Dragonfly is the story of a couple that wants to get away. They want to spend time together in peace. They want to put something behind them. There is no such place. Someone will always find you. Someday someone will be at your door. Dragonfly is the story of people who collide, after a long time in seperate lanes. Dragonfly is a modern chamber play, a triangle drama and a suspense story. A portrait of love and loyalty. Written by Anonymous

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Tito är död  »

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The soundtrack is written by Magne Furuholmen (keyboard player in the Norwegian band A-ha) and Kjetil Bjerkestrand. They also composed the soundtrack for the movie Cross My Heart and Hope to Die (1994), which was also directed by Marius Holst. See more »

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Beautiful and haunting
6 June 2003 | by (Evanston, Illionis) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the 2002 Chicago International Film Festival. I really enjoyed the film as I was (and still am) completely mesmerized by Maria Bonnevie. Holst's use of digital video really captured how beautiful she truly is. She isn't the only good thing about this movie though. The relationship between Eddie and Kullman is rather interesting. After having spent time in jail and taking the rap for Eddie, Kullman sees Eddie at a gas station. From there, things can only go downhill. Kullman wants Eddie to help him shake some guy down that owes him money. Eddie refuses until he gets sick and hallucinates (?) that Kullman and his wife Maria are screwing around on him. Eddie, who may once have been a thug, seems to have changed. He takes a neighborhood kid fishing and tries to teach him to swim. He has changed from his previous life. This all coincides with Maria becoming pregnant. I do have to say that the scene where they go to shake the man down was a little disappointing and anticlimactic. Nonetheless, it was an interesting way to show how old ghosts come back to haunt you. I gave this film an 8 and would highly suggest it to anyone. If anyone knows how to get a copy of this in any form here in the States please post it because I would love to own a copy.


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