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Fyra nyanser av brunt (2004)

An eccentric millionaire dies at a manor in Dalarna in Sweden, leaving behind three sons and a mistress. One of four parallel stories about parents and children. Four sides of Sweden. Four shades of brown.

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Tomas Alfredson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Gustafsson ... Christer / Johan
Maria Kulle Maria Kulle ... Anna
Karl Linnertorp Karl Linnertorp ... Morgan
Jonas Inde ... Ray / Tony
Johan Rheborg ... Kjell Levrén / Ernst
Karin Holmberg Karin Holmberg ... Arbetsterapeuten (as Karin 'Kickan' Holmberg)
Viktor Friberg Viktor Friberg ... Jan
Eva Ekengren Eva Ekengren ... Mådan
Tore Persson Tore Persson ... Morgan's Teacher
Henrik Schyffert ... Richard
Anna Björk Anna Björk ... Tove
Iwar Wiklander Iwar Wiklander ... Jan-Erik
Karin Ekström Karin Ekström ... Smulan
Finn Nielsen Finn Nielsen ... Perikles
Fyr Thorvald Strömberg Fyr Thorvald Strömberg ... Keskinen (as Fyr Torvald)
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An eccentric millionaire dies at a manor in Dalarna in Sweden, leaving behind three sons and a mistress. One of four parallel stories about parents and children. Four sides of Sweden. Four shades of brown.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | Estonian | Danish

Release Date:

6 February 2004 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Four Shades of Brown See more »

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DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Brown is beautiful
25 April 2004 | by stenssonSee all my reviews

This is not about the condition of Sweden and the Swedes, it is more about the condition of everybody everywhere. Still this film is very Swedish and you have to live here to understand, to laugh at the right places and to feel sad, when you're supposed to.

But it's very well narrated and director Tomas Alfredsson knows exactly where to push the script, which he probably has had cut down in a perfect way. Still the film, with four different episodes rolling together, is more than three hours long. But it doesn't feel long. The acting is not really realistic (it ain't meant to be). But especially Maria Kulle and Ulf Brunnberg are making the performances of their lives.

There is hope for Swedish film, obviously. This is a new way of making comedy. If this is a comedy.


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