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A story about a young girl who leaves her hometown to pursue her dream of becoming a famous punk artist.

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Ulf Malmros

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Anna Fredriksson (screenplay), Ulf Malmros (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josefin Neldén Josefin Neldén ... Abra
Cecilia Wallin Cecilia Wallin ... Millan
Malin Morgan Malin Morgan ... Isa (as Malin Larsson)
Johanna Strömberg Johanna Strömberg ... Gloria
Joel Kinnaman ... Dickan
Kjell Bergqvist ... Lundström
Morgan Alling ... Stefan
Ralph Carlsson ... Leif
Markus Holmberg Markus Holmberg ... Piffen
Fyr Thorvald Strömberg Fyr Thorvald Strömberg ... Bar-Johnny (as Fyr Thorwald)
Bengt Braskered Bengt Braskered ... Skivbolagsman (as Bengt Nilsson)
Malin Engström Malin Engström ... Trummisen Bruket
Linnéa Björnberg Linnéa Björnberg ... Basisten Bruket
Carl Toftfelt ... Ronny
Erica Carlson Erica Carlson ... Abras syrra
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A story about a young girl who leaves her hometown to pursue her dream of becoming a famous punk artist.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

16 September 2005 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

1984 See more »

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Kanal 5,Sandrews See more »
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Trivia

The Swedish artist Thåström from Peace love & pitbulls wrote the song "Bara för mycket". See more »

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Tell Peter I Love Him
Written by Jimmy Lagnefors
Performed by Josefin Neldén
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A story about punk and music
17 September 2005 | by AhmaghadSee all my reviews

The plot is simple; Abra lives in a small town not to far away of Gothenburg. She has a punk band and her dream is to release a single and become famous. The band splits up after a member of the bands boyfriend abuses Abra. On a concert in her village she meets Millan a stage re-arranger (roddare). After an unfortunate event she escapes with the band and lies about that she really lives in Gothenburg. But in some miraculous way they believe in her. She lies about some other things and gets to live with Millan. They start a band together and their goal is to release a single before Christmas. The year is 1984 The movie has a great soundtrack with old Punk songs. And the camera shots are amazing. One thing that I really hated about the movie was that the movie is as Swedish as a Swedish movie can be.

When something is supposed to be sexy and in sex scenes we always see one of the woman's breast and the movie has a sugar sweet ending Malmros has done a great movie but a bit to Swedish and a too simple plot.


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