An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The ... See full summary »
Sam and Leo Cleary have grown up hating each other, and neither likes their juvenile delinquent kid brother, Douglas, to whom they've only recently been introduced. The sons share the same ... See full summary »
Anna Odell, a famous artist, doesn't get an invitation to her class reunion. She then makes a film about what could have happened if she had gone to the reunion and confronted her former bullies. Later she shows the made-up filmed confrontation to her former classmates, and documents their reactions. Written by
The second half of the film is based on a true story. See more »
In the first scene were Anna is running with Stockholm in the background (about 57 min), the image is mirrored. The view depicts Skeppsholmen from Katarinavägen, but Anna, that seems to be running eastwards, is approaching Gamla stan, which is to the west. See more »
The first half is great, although Anna Odells personality and shaky acting makes even me want to bully her. The second half is just a waste of time, with some kind of pseudo-documentary, "The Office" style. The film more or less only consists of a camera shooting close-ups of people so it is not a movie for those expecting any grand scenes or brilliant camera technique. Anna Odells acting is crap so why she won a price for best actress is astounding.
The guys playing the bullies, though, has acting skills: They were really good. It is a pity that most Movie Awards has one price for "Best male" and one for "Best female". Stupid really. Because if the two best actors are of the same sex then one of the prices, that should rightfully have gone to them, goes to someone else (with the right sex), even if this someone else is crap. As in this case.
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