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Simple Simon (2010)

I rymden finns inga känslor (original title)
Younger brother with asperger syndrome help his older brother find a girlfriend.

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Mats Qviström ...
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Den 'franska' kocken
Lotta Tejle ...
Simons mamma
Ingmar Virta ...
Simons pappa
Linda Skogh ...
Klara
Petra Nylander ...
Lisa
Sanne Mikaelsdotter ...
Perfekt tjej
Siri Hjorton-Wagner ...
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When Sam's girlfriend breaks up with him he becomes depressed. To cheer him up, and get things back to normal, his socially awkward brother Simon (Skarsgård) decides to set out on a quest to find Sam a new, perfect, girlfriend. Struggling with his own Asperger Syndrome, the quest is more difficult than Simon first expected. Written by alla_alskar_anna

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3 September 2010 (Sweden)  »

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Tonight
Performed by: Lykke Li
Lyrics: Lykke Li, music: Björn Ytling
(c) EMI Publishing Scandinavia AB
Master use courtesy EMI Music Sweden AB
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About brothers friendship
28 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

A warm, funny and emotional story of 18-year-old Simon (Bill Skarsgård), who has Asperger's Syndrome and want life to be punctuated exactly the same day after day, week after week. It includes everything from meals to activities. He shares the apartment with the more boisterous brother Sam (Martin Wallström), but when his girlfriend (Sophie Hamilton) breaks up, Simons life crashes together. His habitual security is gone. He needs to find a new girlfriend for his brother. How do you do? Can you have a girlfriend audition for his brother? May sound a little weird, but ... the filmmakers stitch together all the different elements to a mixture of romantic comedy drama about two brothers, friendship and warm description of an outsider. With Cecilia Forss in a colorful supporting role. The film was Sweden's Oscar nomination and was almost nominated. It was eliminated at the finish line. Director Andreas Öhman's other film "Bitch Hug" was on the cinema this fall.


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