An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The ... See full summary »
A 68-year old woman is diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (The active ingredient in magic mushrooms) and ... See full summary »
Shannon, Shaunaugh and Mirren are three girls with one thing i common. They are temporarily occupants at the The Good Shepherd, outside of Glasgow, a secure unit for young people with ... See full summary »
The story about 5-year-old Lisa's unconditional love for her alcoholic father. There is also a depiction of Sweden in the 70's and working class fading ideals. The mother leaves the family ... See full summary »
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
As is said in another comment you can not be told whether you will like this film or not. You need to have something in your past or present that helps you enter this group and understand or feel the things that are left unspoken... and that is much. But if you have that, this film is rewarding, tragic, beautiful and painful. Very good!
The minimal form of the film is perfect for the on the surface minimal story. But as any minimal art the content is there, but you will need to do at least half of the work of finding it. I enjoy that kind of film, and since I am able to relate to the story a great deal, this film was perfect for me!
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