Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith, including Saturday's live event.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Tjuvheder (2015)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of two women's newfound friendship and their struggles in Stockholm underworld.

Director: Peter Grönlund
Stars: Malin Levanon, Lo Kauppi, Tomasz Neuman
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two teenagers fall in love over the summer, in spite of cynical and disapproving adults who dismiss their relationship as being nothing but young love.

Director: Roy Andersson
Stars: Ann-Sofie Kylin, Rolf Sohlman, Anita Lindblom
Call Girl (2012)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society into a ruthless world where power can get you anything.

Director: Mikael Marcimain
Stars: Sofia Karemyr, Simon J. Berger, Josefin Asplund
Avalon (2001)
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Malgorzata Foremniak, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Jerzy Gudejko
Jägarna (1996)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A policeman from Stockholm comes up to Norrland in Sweden to join his brother, now that their parents are dead. While there he starts to work on a long-running case where deer have been ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall
Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Lennart Jähkel, Jarmo Mäkinen
Monica Z (2013)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The world famous Swedish jazz singer, actress and icon Monica Zetterlund's life through stardom and hardship.

Director: Per Fly
Stars: Edda Magnason, Sverrir Gudnason, Kjell Bergqvist
Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Young art gallerist Katarina's dad suddenly goes missing. It turns out that her dad, a prominent art dealer, is kidnapped in Egypt by his former smuggle partner, who has been released due ... See full summary »

Director: Axel Petersén
Stars: Stine Fischer Christensen, Reine Brynolfsson, Johan Rabaeus
Rederiet (1992–2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

"Rederiet" is one of the most successful and longest running series in Swedish television history. The story is about a shipping company which conducts passenger traffic on the Baltic sea ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert-Åke Varg, Johannes Brost, Hans V. Engström
Kopps (2003)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When a small town police station is threatened with shutting down because of too little crime, the police realise that something has to be done...

Director: Josef Fares
Stars: Fares Fares, Torkel Petersson, Göran Ragnerstam
Apan (2009)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.

Director: Jesper Ganslandt
Stars: Olle Sarri, Eva Rexed, Françoise Joyce
Måste gitt (2017)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Respected suburb guy in Stockholm who lives in criminality but want to be an actor. By coincidence he dropped his diary and was found by Lena Endre who thinks its great and want to publish it...

Director: Ivica Zubak
Stars: Lena Endre, Shebly Niavarani, Madeleine Martin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Stig-Helmer takes another vacation with his Norwegian friend Ole. This time it's time for a skiing vacation in the Alps. Of course, Stig-Helmer has never learned downhill skiing, but he ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg
Stars: Lasse Åberg, Jon Skolmen, Cecilia Walton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Janne
Peter Carlberg ...
Klas
Léonore Ekstrand ...
Jackie
Charlotte Wandt ...
...
Michel
Stefan Huynh ...
Tommy
Simas Lindesis ...
Donatas
Peter Lorentzon ...
Stefan
Henrik Lilliér ...
Becker
Migle Polikeviciute ...
Irina
Rikard Johansson ...
Sommargalleristen
...
Charlotte (as Jennifer Knipe)
Etienne Petersén ...
Björn
Malou Stiller ...
Stefanie
Michael Preber ...
Nic
Edit

Storyline

Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an accident turns his life upside down and forced by the people around him, he desperately seeks a way out. Written by Fasad AB

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

24 February 2012 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Авалон  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Ball
(Julian Hruza)
Performed by Julian Hruza
With courtesy from Bernadina Publishing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Well made and connected.
30 May 2014 | by (Stockholm) – See all my reviews

The films most compelling component is the main character Janne, really well performed by Johannes Brost, who's haggard face carries the plot in a manner, sending just the right signals of remorse and self destruction. The Director, Axel Petersén, must be the most promising of the Swedish new talents. This movie is not for the Batman fans, who have gone to American films schools. They will miss all the nuances when they are looking for the turning points, according to Laurie Hutzler or John Truby. The filmmaker knows it all but decides to, brave as he is, let open threads remain open, giving the viewer a chance to form his or hers own fantasy outcome and interpretations. The feeling you are left with is a genuine despair and the main characters sincere sadness over the deeds he has been a part of. This is a movie for profound existential contemplation of the lack of empathy that follows a shallow and superficial society. Well done!


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?