Poetic, experimental and different, Container is described by Lukas Moodysson as "a black and white silent movie with sound" and with the following words; "A woman in a man's body. A man in... See full summary »
While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the Philippines, the maid's family struggles to deal with her absence.
Gael García Bernal,
Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. ... See full summary »
Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.
A feature-length documentary, possibly focusing, at least in part, on the recent anti-globalisation protests in Gothenburg, Sweden and the alleged police misconduct during the protests. The... See full summary »
Anne and Lore, neighbors and best friends, barely into their teens, board at a convent school where they have taken a vow to sin and to serve Satan. Anne keeps a secret diary, they read a ... See full summary »
A 15 year old Somalian boy meets a 40 year old Iranian man on a refugee camp in Skåne, in the south of Sweden. With the threat of deportation hanging over them they decide to the take their... See full summary »
Geir Hansteen Jorgensen
Shocking, yes. Challenging, yes too. But oh so brilliant! If you think entertainment cinema is boring, and if you like to have to think A LOT before grasping the meaning of a film, then A Hole in My Heart is for you. The story (although there is no real story) is that of four characters, in a flat together for the filming of an amateur porn film. The director, Rickard, is a looser who doesn't understand why his son, Eric, stays all day in his room, listening to heavy music on his headphones. The image is not continuous, it shakes a little, it changes a lot, from the characters in the flat to disgusting images of labia reconstruction surgery, to vomit and food orgy... Lukas Moodysson talks here about the crossing of boundaries, the question we ask ourselves is "how far is it going to go??" And it does go far, but then give it a day or two and you'll be glad you didn't leave the cinema.
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