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Falkenberg Farewell (2006)

Farväl Falkenberg (original title)
The last summer the five boys are together in Falkenberg. They are now grown up to be young men, on their way out into the world. At least most of them.

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Jesper Ganslandt
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Axel Eriksson John Axel Eriksson ... John
Holger Eriksson Holger Eriksson ... Holger
David Johnson David Johnson ... David
Jesper Ganslandt ... Jesper
Jörgen Svensson Jörgen Svensson ... Jörgen
Rolf Sundberg Rolf Sundberg ... Jespers pappa
Ulla Jerndin Ulla Jerndin ... Holgers och Johns mamma
Per-Ola Eriksson Per-Ola Eriksson ... Holgers och Johns pappa
Helena Svensson Helena Svensson ... Jörgens mamma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leif Arne Gustavsson Leif Arne Gustavsson
Inge Linder Inge Linder
Eva Lundskog Eva Lundskog
Johanna Raoust Johanna Raoust
Marlen Wahlström Marlen Wahlström
Viktor Wenzel Viktor Wenzel
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Storyline

Five youngsters have grown to be men in Falkenberg. This is the story of their last summer together in the little west coast town. They are all different, with different views upon life and the future. Life is over, yet just to start. The adulthood is about to start, but are they ready? Not all of them, and not all will reach there either. A meditation about life, poetic, balanced, which will remind most of their own childhood and coming of age, and the melancholy of life changes, when you know there's no turning back. A last farewell to a hometown, the little town by the sea. Written by OJT

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Drama

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Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

22 September 2006 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Adieu Falkenberg See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK300,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$524,092
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Memfis Film, Film i Väst See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Soundtracks

The Lingering Procession
Lyrics and Music Composed by Erik Enocksson
Performed by Vocal Six (as Vocalgruppen Six), Erik Enocksson
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Worst movie ever produced
21 September 2006 | by gimfalkSee all my reviews

How on earth were these guys given funds to make this movie? The lack of script is one thing, but the cinematography makes you want to weep. A hand held camera can be of great value to the look and feel of a movie but in that case you need a photographer who knows what he is doing. I am well aware that the actors are amateurs but it's of no defence since the director might be the least talented one ever directing in Sweden. It would be a shame for the industry if he (or any in the team for that matter) is given money to make a film ever again. This movie simply provides fuel to the argument that too many movies are made in Sweden each year.


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