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Container (2006)

Poetic, experimental and different, Container is described by Lukas Moodysson as "a black and white silent movie with sound" and with the following words; "A woman in a man's body. A man in... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jena Malone ... The Woman / Speaker (voice)
Peter Lorentzon Peter Lorentzon ... Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mariha Åberg Mariha Åberg ... Woman (voice)
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Poetic, experimental and different, Container is described by Lukas Moodysson as "a black and white silent movie with sound" and with the following words; "A woman in a man's body. A man in a woman's body. Jesus in Mary's stomach. The water breaks. It floods into me. I can't close the lid. My heart is full." Written by Sido Lanters

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Sweden

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English | Swedish

Release Date:

10 March 2006 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Kontener See more »

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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The film was produced in both a Swedish and English-spoken version. Actress Jena Malone voices the latter. See more »

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Fascinatingly hard to contain.
4 February 2018 | by philharmonic-850-395923See all my reviews

Controversial, daring, explicit, here's yet another Modysson's masterpiece. Why? because he is a master of what's he's doing, and it's prominent, to my mind, in all of his works. If you find the field of psyc(e)/hiatry appealing - you must watch this film. prying into the darkest corners of the human psyche, with a compelling artistic approach, he makes the viewers observe and experience a most troubled individual. "a woman in a man's body, a man in a woman's body. Jesus in Mary's stomach. The water breaks. It floods into me. I can't close the lid. My heart is full". It's just a pinch of the debris that the protagonist's mind contains. the executive aspects of this movie are carried out with simply great cinematic skill.


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