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A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014)
"En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  24 October 2014 (Norway)
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A story centered on a pair of traveling salesmen who peddle novelty items.

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Flamenco Teacher
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A story centered on a pair of traveling salesmen who peddle novelty items.

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According to Roy Andersson the film had been inspired by Ladri di biciclette (1948). See more »

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When you need something to hold on
19 October 2014 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

well, you see this is a conflict, conflict about being an ordinary man. and after all being an ordinary man takes you there in which all other people are dealing with just "being". Roy Andersson took care of that approach and made a pretty remarkable movie about "being". Ordinary men try to figure things out, ordinary men try to make friends, earn money, make some jokes, and live on. Joyful moments, sad moments, some bad news and some good news, some misunderstandings and so forth. Actually, the characters show the great determination to continue, a-must-see movie when you are having some existential trouble and something to hold on. Ordinary men have a great solution. Because they don't need to be happy all the time, they don't need to be sad all the time. A smooth way to mix the emotions and keep the balance.


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