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Leaps and Bounds (2007)
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Azad comes to Sweden by mistake. In order to blend in with the family that hides him, he has to pretend that he is nine years old. Suddenly he's quite alone in a new country and doesn't ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ali Abdulsalam ...
Azad
Mehmet Aras ...
Hussein
Per Fritzell ...
Bosse
Dler Resul ...
Father of Azad
Richard Jarl ...
Markus
Telar Hirani ...
Naza
Ronas Gemici ...
Tigris
Lina Welander ...
Helga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kajsa Bergqvist ...
Herself
Paiv Darbandi ...
Tigris 8 years old
Johanna Dickson ...
Daughter at airport
Tor Dickson ...
Father at airport
Suzanna Dilber ...
Teacher
Marie Göranzon ...
Drunk woman
Anna Jonasson ...
Busdriver minibus
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Azad comes to Sweden by mistake. In order to blend in with the family that hides him, he has to pretend that he is nine years old. Suddenly he's quite alone in a new country and doesn't understand the language. But with the help of a spaced-out hot dog vendor, the coolest guy in school and world champion Kajsa Bergqvist maybe he can meet his real family again. Written by Anders Bergh

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A Surprisingly Enjoyable Film
12 January 2009 | by (Dundee, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this at a local film festival (Discovery Film Festival at the DCA in Dundee, Scotland) and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The festival showed many foreign films, and this had to be one of the most enjoyable (my other favourite being Nocturna, a Spanish made animation) -and I didn't expect it to be very good to be honest. I thought the acting was very good, and I don't know much about the countries where they were, but I enjoyed the story line, and felt for the brothers-who were very convincing, especially the main boy. The hot dog seller was also a funny character. Personally, I just really enjoyed the film and would love to see it again. It's an easy watching film, with plenty of storyline and interesting characters (not annoying kids at all). Some people clearly expected different things from this film, like one previous reviewer. They obviously can't enjoy a light hearted film without finding faults.


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