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Day and Night (2004)

Dag och natt (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 6 August 2004 (Sweden)
Thomas has decided to die, and spends his last day driving around to say good-bye to everybody, his son, wife, mistress and all others. Nobody understands that this good-bye is definite, and still he says things they will never forget.

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Simon Staho

Writers:

Peter Asmussen, Per Nielsen (storyline consultant) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mikael Persbrandt ... Thomas
Sam Kessel ... Emil
Maria Bonnevie ... Sarah
Michael Nyqvist ... Jacob
Lena Endre ... Anna
Hans Alfredson ... Bilisten
Pernilla August ... Eva
Fares Fares ... Kristian
Marie Göranzon ... Modern
Tuva Novotny ... Desiré
Erland Josephson ... Berättare (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sanna Vic Sanna Vic ... Gatuflicka (as Sandra Hila)
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DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant whore and an angel disguised as an old man. They are all looking for the answer to the same question: "If love is the answer - what is the question?" Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

6 August 2004 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Mikael Persbrant and Marie Göranzon was co-stars in the police movie series Beck. See more »

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Night and day
12 August 2004 | by stenssonSee all my reviews

This is a different road movie. The main character has decided to kill himself in the evening and spends his last day driving around to say good-bye to everybody, including his mistress, his son, the son's soccer coach, his mother and so on. Nobody knows that this good-bye is definite.

This is about a person crying for help and nobody hears it. The reason for that is that almost everyone the main character meets, has problem like his or even much worse. Nobody has any solution. It is about people trying to reach out, but not being even close to touch anyone.

This is in most cases very well played, especially by Michael Nyquist and Pernilla August. The episodes do however not have the same quality entirely. Some of the episodes could even have been left out. The script really needs good actors, because if you just read it, you would find it rather uncomplicated, although it deals with complicated people.


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