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When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge.
It's very sad when we get this little movie gems that people end up forgetting all about. Well, I Skuggan av värmen is an incredibly beautiful and powerful movie.
I'm not gonna talk much about the plot, i will say this though that the story is about a male cop who falls in love with a female drug addict.
The movie is set in Sweden, a perfect setting for a movie of this type since it's always dark outside.
By the end of the movie no problems have been solved, life is as miserable as it was at the beginning. I would really love to discuss the ending because it is very original, but i'm gonna keep this review spoiler-free.
I skuggan av värmen is a movie that's tragic, touching, romantic, powerful, and very realistic. An important movie that everyone should see.
I give it a 9/10, one of the best Swedish movies i've ever seen.
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