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Hotel (2013)

Hotell (original title)
Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the day it all falls apart. Suddenly this perfect life means nothing, and the feelings she once was able to ... See full summary »

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Mira Eklund ...
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Max
Emmeli Johansson Stjärnfeldt ...
Bruden
Victor Trägårdh ...
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Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the day it all falls apart. Suddenly this perfect life means nothing, and the feelings she once was able to control are no longer within reach. She starts going to group therapy and meets other people suffering from various forms of trauma. One day Erika and this eclectic group of four people decide to take matters into their own hands and heads off together in search of a way out. They start checking into hotels - a place of complete anonymity where one can wake up as a different person. Written by Polly_Kat

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4 October 2013 (Sweden)  »

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The second film to star both Alicia Vikander and David Dencik the other one is A Royal Affair (2012). See more »

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You Happen Twice
Lyrics & Music: Mira Eklund
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Group therapy on the edge
2 November 2013 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This woman gives birth too early and her child is born with brain damages. He must remain in hospital, but his mother can hardly watch him. And impossibly touch him.

So she goes into a deep depression, after a while trying to solve it with group therapy. She's wealthy, she invites the group and herself to a hotel and there, things start moving. The bullied girl, the woman who loathes her body, the man who was abused by his mother.

It's a strong drama. Calling it being lighted up by some humor almost on the slapstick level, is a false expression. But it's interesting with movies, where you hardly can tell whether it's a comedy or the opposite.


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