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Surrounded by his family and friends Leo celebrates his 30th birthday by toasting the future. But when the party ends and Leo and his girlfriend walk home something happens that will change their lives forever...

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Credited cast:
Leonard Terfelt ...
Leo
Josef Fares ...
Josef
Shahab Salehi ...
Shahab
Sara Edberg ...
Amanda
Eva Fritjofson ...
Leos mamma
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Gago
Pavle Kukulj ...
Payo
Jan Fares ...
Josefs pappa
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Sjuksköterska
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Kökschefen
Mehdi Danishman ...
Vapenhandlaren
Camilla Johansson ...
Sjuksköterska
Lars Morgan Napoleon Johansson ...
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Jörgen Kruth ...
Pokerspelare
Kjell Lundgren ...
Polisen
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Surrounded by his family and friends Leo celebrates his 30th birthday by toasting the future. But when the party ends and Leo and his girlfriend walk home something happens that will change their lives forever...

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Violence from within
1 September 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Josef Fares and his cinematographer Aril Wretblad make the interesting choice of showing what might be a crime thriller through hand-held closeups of the protagonists. There's shooting, but you don't really see it, people die, but you only learn of it through implication. There's no procedural hunting down of the uncivil louts who have started it all. Instead, there's a session with a psychiatrist at the moment the hero Leo's grief turns to hatred and he begins intending revenge. Leonard Terfelt pretty well sustains the attention to a face that could elsewhere do comedy and even here has to let people think "things are fine." The thought of revenge triggers a vaguely middle-eastern turn to the music, which isn't necessary. One could instead reference legendary Scandinavian revenge stories. But here's a story told without big guys swinging axes.


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