She Monkeys (2011)
"Apflickorna" (original title)

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


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Release Date:

2 September 2011 (Sweden)  »

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€1,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Amazing debut
10 October 2011 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Lisa Aschan is a director rookie and this is really promising.

Two young girls are training voltige, the kind of competition there you make acrobatic moves on a horse's back. They have a relation, complete with hot feelings and jealousy, but without sex. It's a power struggle, but most of all it's a power struggle within one of the girls. Does she want control or life? You can't say.

Great feeling for what the camera can express here. Great cuts, great rhythm. The story is however not so uncommon as we are expected to believe. The quality lies in what the lens registrates. And there will hopefully be much more to come from this director.

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