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The Art of Negative Thinking (2006)

Kunsten å tenke negativt (original title)
The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.

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The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.

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3 November 2006 (Norway)  »

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Die Kunst des negativen Denkens  »

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Features Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Couldn't Care Less
Written by Peter Svensson and Nina Persson
Performed by The Cardigans
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powerful and meaningful, but yet funny
11 May 2008 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

a cool film about a physically disabled group thinking in a positive way, until a new member enters the gang unwillingly on his part. suddenly everyone comes to terms of how miserable they really are, which is not necessarily a bad moment in their li...(read more)ves. they rather seem to have a new purpose in life in a most enjoyable destructive way. the characters are just funny as hell, and i think the film easily could have gone 1 hour longer with great results. this was Oscar worthy in my opinion, but it was also too short. if there would be better time exploring the characters that would be great, because there really was something special about these people in wheelchairs that makes you think of what you usually take for granted. the relationship between Geirr and his wife was really powerful and seemed so real and conflicting. everyone should see this film as a sake of not missing out on something great.


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