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Darling (2007)

A tragic and comic tale about beautiful and self-absorbed Eva, who cheats on her boyfriend, which becomes the starting point of a slow but relentless descent down to the life of ordinary people and a surprising, but doomed friendship.

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Johan Kling

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Johan Kling
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Meadows Michelle Meadows ... Eva
Michael Segerström ... Bernard
Richard Ulfsäter ... Micke
Michael Lindgren ... Nico
Marko Ivkovich Marko Ivkovich ... McDonalds chef
Erica Silfverhielm Erica Silfverhielm ... Martina
Henrik Lundström ... Mickes friend
Tanja Lorentzon ... Maja
Robin Keller Robin Keller ... Miles
Johan Hallström Johan Hallström ... Salesman 1
Erik Johansson Erik Johansson ... Salesman 2
Malin Benno Malin Benno ... Evas friend 2
Lis Nilheim ... Miles' mother
Elisabeth von Gerber Elisabeth von Gerber ... Margaretha
Martin Svane Martin Svane ... Nicos friend
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A tragic and comic tale about beautiful and self-absorbed Eva, who cheats on her boyfriend, which becomes the starting point of a slow but relentless descent down to the life of ordinary people and a surprising, but doomed friendship.

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And you thought life was fair...

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[Eva's first day at McDonald's]
McDonalds chef: You can start with cleaning the deep fryer. Detergents are in the gray cupboard.
Eva: Don't you have staff to take care of that?
McDonalds chef: You *are* staff..
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Connections

Features Att angöra en brygga (1965) See more »

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El Camino de los gitanos
Music by Christian Toucas and Marc-Olivier Dupin
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Waste of time
10 September 2007 | by baloo13See all my reviews

Poor dialogue, poor directing, poor editing and very poor acting (with one or two exceptions) summons up this film pretty much. I can only assume an actor such as Michael Segerström, one of those who actually performed some acting in this piece, wasn't very proud when he saw the final result. I really can't understand how the film managed to win Nordic Film Prize (Best Film), it scares me a lot to think of the competitors. The dialog often seemed very unnatural, but that might be the result of poor directing/poor acting. The music itself is really good, but it doesn't fit in to the film. Imagine yourself watching a film with only dialogue, and then at the same time listening to music from a totally different context. It's totally weird, and I mean weird in a bad way. This film is nothing but a waste of time.


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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

9 February 2007 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Éva drága See more »

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$169,627
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2.35 : 1
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