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Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
"Farväl Falkenberg" (original title)

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The last summer the five boys are together in Falkenberg. They are now grown up to be young men, on their way out into the world. At least most of them.

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David
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Jesper
Jörgen Svensson ...
Jörgen
Rolf Sundberg ...
Jespers pappa
Ulla Jerndin ...
Holgers och Johns mamma
Per-Ola Eriksson ...
Holgers och Johns pappa
Helena Svensson ...
Jörgens mamma
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Eva Lundskog
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Five youngsters have grown to be men in Falkenberg. This is the story of their last summer together in the little west coast town. They are all different, with different views upon life and the future. Life is over, yet just to start. The adulthood is about to start, but are they ready? Not all of them, and not all will reach there either. A meditation about life, poetic, balanced, which will remind most of their own childhood and coming of age, and the melancholy of life changes, when you know there's no turning back. A last farewell to a hometown, the little town by the sea. Written by OJT

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SEK 300,000 (estimated)
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Real people. Too real?
2 October 2006 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is not a movie for a conventional Friday evening. There really isn't a plot, until something happens after 70 minutes. There's conversation, some philosophy and most of the feelings are told by people's eyes.

This is definitely a young men's world. Men on the borderline in some ways. The only women are a couple of mothers, who can be laughed at, but suddenly you find that there's nothing really ridiculous about them.

Anyway, everything is somewhat pretentious. This movie is a little to eager in showing that it doesn't care about what you think. The possible interpretations are also a little too many, but surely there's much talent here. To be shown in the next movie.


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