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Daybreak (2003)

Om jag vänder mig om (original title)
Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest ... See full summary »

Director:

Björn Runge

Writer:

Björn Runge
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pernilla August ... Agnes
Jakob Eklund ... Rickard
Leif Andrée ... Mats
Marie Richardson ... Sofie
Ann Petrén ... Anita
Peter Andersson ... Olof
Sanna Krepper Sanna Krepper ... Petra
Magnus Krepper ... Anders
Ingvar Hirdwall ... Knut
Marika Lindström ... Mona
Camilla Larsson Camilla Larsson ... Helen
Peter Lorentzon Peter Lorentzon ... Torsten
Angelica Olsson Angelica Olsson ... Hanna
Hampus Penttinen Hampus Penttinen ... Peter
Johan Kvarnström Johan Kvarnström ... Jonas (as John Kvarnström)
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Storyline

Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then Richard's wife learns he cheated her with Sofie. Meanwhile ugly hag Anita trades drugs to afford a taser to use on her ex Olaf and his former physiotherapist. Workaholic builder Anders is disgusted by his grieve-deranged client Knut's plan and decides to spend time on his family, not just money. Written by KGF Vissers

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Taglines:

Same day, different lives...

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including sexual references | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

14 November 2003 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Daybreak See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,350, 6 February 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$6,355, 13 February 2005
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Auto Images,Film i Väst See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

References The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Daybreak
Performed by Ebba Forsberg
Released by BAM
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3 May 2010 | by leforcatSee all my reviews

Take Swedish film of 2003. Take away Bergman, Moodysson, Jarl...

You're left with people bitching and puking, filmed with no concept and no direction.

Camera wandering aimlessly, 75% of it shaky close-ups. Dialogue obviously badly improvised.

Obscenities.

Good idea wasted.

I'm sure the actors had a wonderful experience, though.

If you're in for mentally exhausting experience of people quarreling - have a go. Others: beware!


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