Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.
A fantastic, gory b action flick with an all-star cast!
Leo and Roger, a couple of small-time criminals, plan a bank robbery. Roger, the more submissive of the two falls in love with Eva who works at the bank they're about to rob. They decide to take her in on the robbery along with a bunch of other people. Things doesn't go as well as they planned and the pile of dead bodies grows as they approach the day of the hit...
This is a gory, twisted b movie with bad script, sound, lightning and editing. But still (or because of that) it's a blast! What makes this flick so damn interesting? Well, I can give you some examples:
Eva, the cancer sick, bald bank cashier, is played by Eva Röse! She was
titled `Sexiest woman in Sweden' a couple of years ago and she's an extremely well known and respected actress with the Royal Theatre in Stockholm. The salary for a theatrical actress in Sweden is so low that she has to take all roles she gets in order to survive! It's the only explanation I can think of...
Göran Gillinger (Leo) is a real idol among Swedish teenage girls (we're
talking n'sync) and he usually plays sweet and nice characters that you fall in love with. In this one he's a cold-hearted killer!
Anki, the extremely annoying white-trash girlfriend of Jose is played by
Linda Ulveus, the daughter of Björn Ulveus and Agnetha Fältskog from ABBA!
The crazy killer Jose (who wants to snuff everyone) is played by a
respected Raï musician.
One of the shoplifters at Skärholmens Loppmarknad is played by Mackan
from the popular Swedish hip-hop group "Fattaru".
There are some scenes that are meant to be humorous and some that are
extremely serious. I can't always tell which...
The FX is really good! All murders are really messy and well
The disposal of the bodies using a meat grinder is pretty much stolen
directly from "Fargo".
I'm pretty sure everyone involved in this movie are trying to cover it
up. It's hard to get hold of a copy so the distribution must have been stopped!
This movie can be compared to "Hjärta av Sten" or "Farligt förflutet", a couple of Swedish b action flicks released two years ago. But this one is far more interesting than both of them! If there had been some (female) nudity and sex in it, it would have been the best Swedish exploitation feature ever made! My recommendation: GET A COPY OF THIS ONE! It will be a cult move, I promise, and your copy will be worth its weight in gold in the future!
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