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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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20 May 2011 | by jackspinozashawSee all my reviews

it's like a sound piece over images of video performance. there's a self depreciating dramatic monologue pouring out abstract, pain-of-existence stuff and a rotund man and a pretty lady doing performance art. I love it, it is like a bible to me. I love him bearing her mass, I love her putting a doll in her boot. I saw this in an audience of three at Edinburgh Film Festival and one guy walked out. It is not a film for those who like traditional, normative narratives. I like David Lynch. Moodysson creates a psychological feeling in this film similar to some of the abstract monologues found throughout Lynch films or similar to Harmony Korine perhaps.


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