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Heartbreak Hotel (2006)

Elisabeth and Grudren are two Swedish divorcées, both over 40, who meet when Elisabeth parks her car on a loading zone and is ticketed by Gudrun. Depspite this shaky start, a friendship ... See full summary »

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Colin Nutley

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Colin Nutley
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Cast

Credited cast:
Helena Bergström ... Elisabeth Staf, gynecologist
Maria Lundqvist ... Gudrun Nyman, car-park attendant
Claes Månsson ... Åke Nyman
Johan Rabaeus ... Henrik Ek
Jill Johnson ... Herself
Erica Braun Erica Braun ... Liselotte
Marie Robertson Marie Robertson ... Moa
Christoffer Svensson Christoffer Svensson ... Mattias Ek
Niki Gunke Stangertz Niki Gunke Stangertz ... Anna
Jan Waldekranz ... Anna's father
Vas Blackwood ... Cab Driver
Sam Smart Sam Smart
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Magnus Byström Magnus Byström ... Dansare
Andreas Grant
Jean-Luc Julien ... (voice)
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Elisabeth and Grudren are two Swedish divorcées, both over 40, who meet when Elisabeth parks her car on a loading zone and is ticketed by Gudrun. Depspite this shaky start, a friendship grows between the two. Elizabeth, a gynecologist, is sexy and confident. She leads the shy Gudrun through the dangerous waters of single life. But as they cavort through the dance floors and bars of Stockholm's nightlife they are led to a deeper examination of the relationships with men Written by johnno.r[at]xtra.co.nz

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish | Italian | English | French

Release Date:

24 March 2006 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

A Vida Começa aos 40 See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,762,765
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AMC Pictures, Sweetwater See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

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Written by Sten Booberg
Performed by Lolita Pop
Courtesy of Warner Chappell Music Scandinavia AB
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Incoherent nonsense
1 June 2006 | by arken88See all my reviews

This is simply awful. A load of sloppy dildo-humor and incoherent lines of dialog. The movie lacks definite focus to a point where you wonder if the film ever had a script, the ending is by far the most idiotic resolution I have ever seen. Stay away, or you might have nightmares; this movie is simply the definition of a "failed comedy" film... The acting is decent and the directing is OK, but this does not save it from being extremely painful to watch, I would rather burn alive than see this piece of crap again. The obvious targeted costumer here is a middle aged Swedish old lady who thinks movie like "Shindlers list" and "The Godfather" is too serious and violent. Conclusion: Swedish films generally suck. I know, I'm a swede.


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