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She Monkeys (2011)

Apflickorna (original title)
Two adolescent girls on an equine acrobatics team form an intimate friendship that becomes threatened by their competitive nature.

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Emma
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Cassandra
Isabella Lindquist ...
Sara
Sergej Merkusjev ...
Ivan
Adam Lundgren ...
Jens
Sigmund Hovind ...
Tobias
Kevin Caicedo Vega ...
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Alice
Emma Liljeflod ...
Malin
Johanna Bergstedt ...
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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
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Unbelievably boring...
16 December 2015 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Alright, the DVD cover has actress Mathilda Paradeiser standing and holding a gun, which pretty much Sells the movie on a wrong Foundation. Sure there was a gun in the movie, but it wasn't a particularly big part of the story or the movie that it should be included on the movie cover.

While the acting of Mathilda Paradeiser (playing Emma) and Linda Molin (playing Cassandra) was quite good and nicely carried the movie, then they were not able to save the awful script and storyline. It was as if director Lisa Aschan was abruptly cut short before having the chance to tie the ends together and actually make this a coherent and interesting story.

"Apflickorna", its original Swedish title, is unfathomably slow paced and took an hour and twenty-four minutes to tell almost nothing. There is a sort of beaten down and depressing sensation all throughout the entire movie, which in itself was a good achievement in setting the mood.

It was a struggle to get through this movie, and the constant hope of it picking up pace and becoming entertaining just never rooted and took place.

Now watched, this movie will be put on the shelf to gather dust and slowly fade into oblivion.


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