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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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... Åke
... Nina
... Linda
Mimmi Benckert-Claesson ... Emma
... Sven Blomberg
... Åke's Boss
... Mats
... Åke's Father
... Åke's Mother
... Martin
... Patrik
... Policeman
Maria Gruber
Michael Engberg
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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Patrik: You know what you get if you cross a nigger with a gorilla?
Åke: No.
Patrik: A stupid gorilla.
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I Wanna Be Your Dog
Written By Iggy Pop (as James Newell Osterberg), David Alexander (as David Alexander), Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton
Performed by The Stooges
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Not very interesting
11 March 2006 | by See 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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