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Bara prata lite (1997)

| Drama, Short
Birger is old and retired from work. Still, he goes back to work since he has nothing else to do. Back home he gets a rare visitor: a girl from Hare Krishna recruiting new members. But his ... See full summary »

Director:

Lukas Moodysson

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Lukas Moodysson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sten Ljunggren ... Birger Andersson
Cecilia Frode ... Mahapadu
Erich Hörtnagl Erich Hörtnagl ... Ernst
Sara Ragnarsson Sara Ragnarsson ... Girl on the bus
Grazyna Göransson Grazyna Göransson ... Woman
Stig Gustavsson Stig Gustavsson ... Worker at Volvo
Ahmet Berisha Ahmet Berisha
Anna Greta Ahrenberg Anna Greta Ahrenberg
Johanne Brochmann Johanne Brochmann
Sture Eklund Sture Eklund
Fredrik Fornänger
Andreas Grönqvist Andreas Grönqvist
Yvonne Hellgren Yvonne Hellgren
Sanna Jordansson Sanna Jordansson
Rebecca Mjölnevik Rebecca Mjölnevik
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Birger is old and retired from work. Still, he goes back to work since he has nothing else to do. Back home he gets a rare visitor: a girl from Hare Krishna recruiting new members. But his need for human contact proves to be to overwhelming for the girl. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

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Dolby

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Främling
Composed by Lasse Holm (1983)
Lyrics written by Monica Forsberg
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Good old man

In this short film, the main character is a middle-aged man. When I watch this man, I got a little frustrated. Why? At first, I thought he wants someone who needs him, but his way is too far from that easy simple wish. I think that he wants to control someone. Every time and everywhere, I encountered that kind of people who are always middle-aged men, sometimes mid-aged women and little children. Those people try to bully someone who was weaker than them. Although there is exception, I think people should be equal to each other basically. So this main character is an offensive person. However, turning to myself, am I sometimes like those people? When I watch this, I was frightened that I possibly hurt others in the future when I get older than now.


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