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Burrowing (2009)

Man tänker sitt (original title)
An eleven-year-old boy observes his neighborhood as its surface orderliness rots away.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sebastian Eklund ...
Sebastian
Jörgen Svensson ...
Jimmy
Hannes Sandahl ...
Anders
Marek Kostrzewski ...
Mischa
Bodil Wessberg ...
Sebastian's mother
Silas Francéen ...
Silas
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Britta Bengtsson
Maj Britt Bengtsson
Hisayo Fagerström
Oskar Frankki
Christina Hellström
Solgerd Hullander
Ann-Louice Johansson
Kenneth Karlsson
Anders Kårdahl
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An eleven-year-old boy observes his neighborhood as its surface orderliness rots away.

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28 August 2009 (Sweden)  »

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Burrowing  »

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SEK 250,000 (estimated)
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Sebastian: My instinct tells me, that my head is a organ, I can dig with!
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24 August 2009 | by (Haugesund, Norway) – See all my reviews

I saw this today, at the Norwegian Film Festival here in Haugesund, Norway. I don't mean to step on any toes, and I really do not mean to disrespect any of the people involved in this movie, but it was total rubbish.

The hour and sixteen minutes seemed like four long hours, and several people left during the screening. At one point I was convinced that the problem had to me - that I just didn't get it, or something - but my opinion was the consensus among all the people I spoke to directly after.

As the credits started to appear when it was over, someone on the row behind me said "thank god!" and I had to agree.

Even though I don't understand it, I accept that there might be a market for movies like this out there, and I suppose a film festival would be the place to find it, but that alone won't keep me from speaking my mind.

I was desperately waiting for this to turn into some kind of Scandinavian version of Falling Down (with Michael Douglas,) but it didn't. Instead it made you, the viewer, desperate for the thing to end

  • and had you just on the edge of seriously considering something bad


to have it do so.

A more tedious flick is hard to find. In fact - I bet you can't.


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