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She Monkeys (2011)
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Two adolescent girls on an equine acrobatics team form an intimate friendship that becomes threatened by their competitive nature.

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Emma
Linda Molin ...
Cassandra
Isabella Lindquist ...
Sara
Sergej Merkusjev ...
Ivan
Adam Lundgren ...
Jens
Sigmund Hovind ...
Tobias
Kevin Caicedo Vega ...
Sebastian
Nasrin Pakkho ...
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Inger Lindberg ...
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Elin Söderquist ...
Badvakten
Malin Müller ...
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Rebecka Ahlström ...
Alice
Emma Liljeflod ...
Malin
Johanna Bergstedt ...
Ida
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When Emma meets Cassandra, they initiate a relationship filled with physical and psychological challenges. Emma does whatever it takes to master the rules of the game. Lines are crossed and the stakes get higher and higher. Despite this, Emma can't resist the intoxicating feeling of total control. Written by Atmo

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She Monkeys is a modern western about power, sex, and creatures.

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Drama | Sport

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2 September 2011 (Sweden)  »

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€1,000,000 (estimated)
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Performed by Pacific! & Fox Machine, Örgryte Girl choir & Youth choir Coro
Choir manager / Claes-Göran Lundgren
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Well observed but stops short
22 April 2015 | by (Saffron Walden, UK) – See all my reviews

Lisa Aschen's film 'She Monkeys' is a tenderly observed account of two teenagers (and one younger girl) struggling with the pains of growing up, trying to be selected for a team of equestrian gymnasts. It's subtle, and leaves the inner workings of its protagonists' minds to the viewer's own understanding. The low budget is apparent in the relative absence, given the subject matter, of horses; but it doesn't mean that there isn't some skill in the acting, directing and writing. However, the plot doesn't really go anywhere, and the whole drama feels more like the prelude to another, more forceful story that doesn't actually happen.


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