A complex story of a misaligned man, though good intent, creating a nightmarish Dystopian existence.

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Tarik Saleh

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Truls Andersen (dramaturge), Fredrik Edin (idea) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Gallo ... Roger Olofsson (voice)
Juliette Lewis ... Nina (voice)
Udo Kier ... Ivan Bahn (voice)
Stellan Skarsgård ... Ralph Parker (voice)
Alexander Skarsgård ... Stefan (voice)
Sofia Helin ... Anna Svensson (voice)
Shanti Roney ... Karl (voice)
Fares Fares ... Firaz (voice)
Fredrik Eddari Fredrik Eddari ... Mehmet (voice)
Doreen Månsson Doreen Månsson ... Asylum TV-Hostess (voice)
Indy Neidell ... Wayne Marshal (voice)
Joanna Mikolajczyk Joanna Mikolajczyk ... The Metro (voice) (as Joanna Zofia Bard Mikolajczyk)
Goran Marjanovic Goran Marjanovic ... Asylum Seeker (voice)
Magnus Skogsberg ... Roger's Boss (voice) (as Magnus Skogsberg Tear)
Lotta Bromé Lotta Bromé ... News Anchor (voice)
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In the near future, oil reserves are nearly depleted and Europe is connected by series of underground tunnels. While navigating these tunnels, Roger hears voices, one in particular. Seeking a way to rid himself of the voice only leads Roger deeper into a bizarre conspiracy of control - mind and body. Written by Pusan International Film Festival

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Someone is listening to your thoughts


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German word (die) Bahn means rail (way) in English. See more »

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Just before the Hello Kitty bomb explodes, Selma the Fish is still on Stefan's desk in her tank. Roger had taken both fish and tank a few minutes earlier when he left. See more »

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Nina: [Introducing the gathered prominences at the financial report party for Roger Olofsson] Joseph Kemp, more vain than a sixteen year old girl, yuck, Cardinal of The Church of Climate. He's the guru for all the retarded climatologists.
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Referenced in Stockholms 20th International Film Festival (2009) See more »

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Islamic Neoliberal propaganda from.. Sweden??
30 March 2017 | by greatdeceivahSee all my reviews

Having dabbled in filmmaking myself, i will not make any disparaging comments about the 3d production of this movie. So, yes the animation is clunky and far from perfect, but what do you expect from an independent film with a low budget?

The main issues i have with this movie are the silly plot and the characters, and the political propaganda embedded within, something that no amount of 3d effects and fancy production can fix. Let's start with the director, Tarik Saleh, a Swede of Egyptian descent,who may or may not be a practicing Muslim, but he certainly is of middle eastern descend and (for obvious reasons) a fan of multiculturalism.

Why does this matter, you ask? Well let's run through the never- ending neoliberal and socialist stereotypes portrayed in this movie:

01 - the white male protagonist and his voice are both portrayed as weaklings, indecisive, insecure and impotent losers.

02 - The white protagonist has a tattooed, useless, black girlfriend, a caricature of a woman, as if this was normal in Sweden.. so yes Swedish men.. it is perfectly normal to mix races, to think otherwise you would be a .. RACIST!!! LOL

03 - Apparently in the future, those evil racist Swedes will run TV shows, where poor Muslim refugees have to compete to stay there.. oh yes, those poor big eyed refugees, so innocent and defenseless, one can only hope the future will be so kind because now, most of the Muslim "rapefugees" who have invaded Sweden thanks to the complicity of the Marxist neoliberal Swedish government, are too busy living on welfare, burning cars and throwing hand grenades converting parts of a once peaceful, low-crime country into Muslim- only infested, crime ridden ghettos. Poor critters.

05 - The rest of the characters are just silly caricatures, including Asian military men, the evil white millionaire and the obligatory manipulative blonde white woman, because we all know that most white people are evil.

06 - Capitalism and corporations are all evil, but no mention of the government of course, because we all know Sweden is a socialist country and i am sure Tarik didn't want to upset his multicultural masters.

I won't go into details, but the plot of this movie is just so silly, that one has to wonder how this movie got made at all.. no wonder the voice acting on this stupid movie is so inane and lifeless.. as if the actors reading the script just could not believe the idiocy they were reciting.. i am sure they were just doing it for the money.


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27 November 2009 (Sweden) See more »

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