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Gitarrmongot (2004)

A 12 year old boy making basic punk songs, grown up men playing with guns, a neurotic woman with euphoric happiness targeting self destruction. A Swedish everyday life you've never seen before.

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Ruben Östlund

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Ruben Östlund
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mikael Allu Mikael Allu ... MC killar
Bjarne Gunnarsson Bjarne Gunnarsson ... MC killar / Pistolscenen
Erik Gustafsson Erik Gustafsson ... Flaska i huvudet
P.A. Emanuelsson P.A. Emanuelsson ... Flaska i huvudet / Omkullsparkad MC / I källare scen 2 / Paret på berget / Bil som skenar (as P-A Emanuelsson)
Pär Berg Pär Berg ... 30-åringen / Omkullsparkad MC / Pistolscenen
Allan Carlund Allan Carlund ... Innebandspelare
Alfred Nilsson Lilja Alfred Nilsson Lilja ... Innebandspelare
Robert Reutherborg Robert Reutherborg ... Innebandspelare
Petter Källqvist Petter Källqvist ... Innebandspelare
Jesper Sjövall Jesper Sjövall ... Innebandspelare
Frida Hellström-Ålander Frida Hellström-Ålander ... Flickan med mataffären (as Frida Hellström Ålander)
Jonas Pärlbäck Jonas Pärlbäck ... Omkullsparkad MC
Johan Bylund Johan Bylund ... Omkullsparkad MC / I källare scen 2
Anna Johansson Anna Johansson ... Omkullsparkad MC / Paret på berget
Johan Runeborg Johan Runeborg ... A-lagare
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A 12 year old boy making basic punk songs, grown up men playing with guns, a neurotic woman with euphoric happiness targeting self destruction. A Swedish everyday life you've never seen before.

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I'm not really sure why i like it.....
5 January 2006 | by casingeSee all my reviews

I think this movie is kind of hard to rate because it is so hard to compare to other movies (wich is something i kind of like in itself). The narrating style is very open and the storyline or kind of lack of storyline makes it a very different film from what at least i am used to. I must admit that i am not sure what the director is trying to say with the film but.. do you really have to understand that when a film reach you in another level. The "main" characters in the movie are people you usually find uncomfortable to be around or even annoying. At the same time I found these feelings mixed with sympathy and sometimes pity. Watching gitarrmongot kind of "makes you" take a look at the people you usually pass by while looking in another direction. I do recommend it to anyone who think they can watch it with an open mind. If you just want to be entertained for an hour and a half and not reflect over the movie you probably are better off with something else. gitarrmongot is a movie that i will remember and that actually might have changed my views on the world if only for a tiny little bit or at least it made me think about this subject for a while.... for that I'm giving it a 9/10


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Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

1 October 2004 (Sweden) See more »

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SEK5,000,000 (estimated)
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