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Bang Bang Orangutang (2005)

Not Rated | | Drama | 14 October 2005 (Sweden)
An overworked and stressed out man in the middle of his career causes the worst tragedy that can happen to a family...

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Simon Staho
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mikael Persbrandt ... Åke
Lena Olin ... Nina
Tuva Novotny ... Linda
Mimmi Benckert-Claesson Mimmi Benckert-Claesson ... Emma
Michael Nyqvist ... Sven Blomberg
Reine Brynolfsson ... Åke's Boss
Jonas Karlsson ... Mats
Börje Ahlstedt ... Åke's Father
Mona Malm ... Åke's Mother
Shanti Roney ... Martin
Fares Fares ... Patrik
Leif Andrée ... Policeman
Maria Gruber Maria Gruber
Michael Engberg Michael Engberg
Oliver Martinsson Oliver Martinsson ... Oscar
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An overworked and stressed out man in the middle of his career causes the worst tragedy that can happen to a family...

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Drama

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Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish | English

Release Date:

14 October 2005 (Sweden) See more »

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Cinevita Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Patrik: You know what you get if you cross a nigger with a gorilla?
Åke: No.
Patrik: A stupid gorilla.
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Featured in Smagsdommerne: Episode #2.16 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Spiegel im Spiegel
Composed by Arvo Pärt
Performed by Vadim Gluzman (violin) and Angela Yoffe (piano)
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Not very interesting
11 March 2006 | by ppinorrSee all my reviews

A very dark and strong drama. Too bad the characters isn't more down to earth. Of course this is a movie and everything has to be exaggerated to have effect. But still such a good story and it all falls apart for some mysterious reason.

This could easily be a fine movie with very good depth. But as it is made the depth is only in the background, you will only have a hint of the suffering the parents go through. Of course there are tears, but ... tears alone doesn't make a scene strong.

Sorry, people. I do not think that this is what we expect from Swedish movies.


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