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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 ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Elisabeth Staf, gynecologist
... Gudrun Nyman, car-park attendant
... Åke Nyman
... Henrik Ek
... Herself
Erica Braun ... Liselotte
Marie Robertson ... Moa
Christoffer Svensson ... Mattias Ek
Niki Gunke Stangertz ... Anna
... Anna's father
... Cab Driver
Sam Smart
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Magnus Byström ... Dansare
Andreas Grant
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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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A Vida Começa aos 40  »

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Great film from Sweden!
27 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by this film. Great acting and writing and directing!

All of the characters were well fleshed out, and fun to 'live' with on screen. Moving and touching at times, and funny and good witted at others..

It's such a treat to see what's happening in other countries film wise! I tend to think Hollywood no longer has the last word on film anymore! Many other writers/directors/actors in many other countries are constantly coming out with engaging and fun movies! I so enjoy to see other parts of the world and their homes and culture...

Great film making!


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