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När mörkret faller (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | 20 October 2006 (Sweden)
A gripping and intense thriller about honour, loyalty, and the courage to fight for what you believe.

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Anders Nilsson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Oldoz Javidi Oldoz Javidi ... Leyla
Bahar Pars ... Nina
Mina Azarian Mina Azarian ... Mamman
César Sarachu César Sarachu ... Pappan (as Cesar Sarachu)
Zeljko Santrac Zeljko Santrac ... Den yngre farbrodern
Tony Haddad Tony Haddad ... Den äldre farbrodern (as Toni Haddad)
Elián Jajjo Elián Jajjo ... Tamir
Amin Alabadi Amin Alabadi ... Leo
Alice Dadgostar Alice Dadgostar ... Diza
Annika Hallin ... Stella Forsberg
Mark Zak Mark Zak ... Tyske kriminalaren
Johanna Lazcano Johanna Lazcano ... Tahere (as Johanna Lazcano Osterman)
Nour El-Refai ... Boyan
Eivin Dahlgren Eivin Dahlgren ... Kriminaltekniker Fredrixon
Nina Syvälammi Nina Syvälammi ... Den yngre farbroderns fru
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Two young sisters act against their family's "code of honour" and their lives become a deadly nightmare. Two bouncers at a popular club are attacked by criminals igniting total war. An award winning journalist presses charges of spousal abuse against her husband only to become a hated pariah amongst their common colleagues. But what none of their aggressors could have foreseen is the enormous will to fight and prevail that is awaked in the hearts of those threatened one time too many. Written by Sonet Film official synopsis

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Country:

Sweden | Germany

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

20 October 2006 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

When Darkness Falls See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamburg, Germany See more »

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2.35 : 1
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A disturbing yet very worthwhile movie - go and see it
29 October 2006 | by claes-bertilsonSee all my reviews

När mörkret faller (When darkness falls) is disturbing, indeed it made me cringe several times, but I must recommend it to everyone. The issues of domestic violence, "honour related violence" and indeed the distortion of justice are far more commonplace than any of us would like to admit. Therefore this film serves a purpose well beyond entertainment.

It is also a very well made film, offering some realistic and gripping characters, played to perfection by a very strong cast mixing old and new talent. But one must single out the young newcomer, Oldoz Javidi (Leyla), for special praise. She was great.

The writers and writer/director Anders Nilsson also manages to stay away from the most blatant of stereotypes, and this is one of the key reasons why this film manages to hit home the message that many people live in fear but for many different reasons. All credit also to the way the film so easily slips in and out of the three different story lines without loosing the viewers - even though it offers almost too much information. But it still lands on the right side of the fence so go see it.


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