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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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Lukas Moodysson

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Lukas Moodysson
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Credited cast:
Jena Malone ... The Woman / Speaker (voice)
Peter Lorentzon Peter Lorentzon ... Man
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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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Alternate Versions

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

Connections

Featured in Inside the Container Crypt (2007) See more »

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Worst Feelbad Movie ever produced
2 September 2006 | by tinweSee all my reviews

This must in fact be the only movie I've ever reviewed here on IMDb, that truly deserves the 1/10 vote.

Sure, it's feelbad, but feelbads at least have a purpose, a deeper meaning. This movie's only purpose is to make the audience feel bad. There is no deeper meaning to look for, like Moodyson's earlier flick "A hole in my heart" or Trier's "Dancer in The Dark".

Many in the audience left during the show, but I stayed, convinced on that the movie would eventually unravel something. Something to justify the bad poetry and disturbing hollistic images. But no. There was nothing to find. And I hate Moodysson for wasting my worst 70 minutes of my life for nothing.


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Country:

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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