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Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)

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A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Göran Skoogh
... Sven Skoogh
... Patrik Eriksson
Amanda Davin ... Isabell
... Eva
... Lennart Ljung
Anette Sevreus ... Louise Ljung
Mats Blomgren ... Jan Åström
Malin Cederblad ... Monika Åström (as Malin Cederbladh)
Antti Reini ... Tommy Karlsson
Mirja Burlin ... Carina Karlsson
Vilde Helmerson ... Lillebror Karlsson
... Storebror Karlsson / Big Brother
Anders Lönnbro ... Urban Adler
Anna Wallander ... Sister Irja
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Goran and Sven have been cleared for adoption and are given the option to adopt Swedish orphan "Patrik 1,5," but when Patrik arrives, he turns out not to be the little boy they were expecting. A comma was misplaced, and the boy they receive is a 15-year-old homophobe with a criminal past. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for some language and brief sexual content | See all certifications »
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12 September 2008 (Sweden)  »

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Patrik, Age 1.5  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,724, 6 August 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$56,299, 17 October 2010
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The first night Patrik stays in the house, he sneaks out of his locked room, and looks around the house. After playing Foosball, he picks up a book of drawings. The book is about the works of an iconic gay artist Touko Laaksonen, better known by his pseudonym Tom of Finland (8 May 1920 - 7 November 1991). Laaksonen was a Finnish artist most noted for his stylized all male erotic and fetish art and his influence on gay culture from the 1970s until the present. Many people believe that he was the most important creator of gay male erotic and semi-erotic art. See more »

Goofs

At 40:15 the kids leave the skate pipe, and the left skateboard is standing on its wheels. - When Patrik reaches the scene, the skateboard suddenly lies on its back. See more »

Quotes

Göran Skoogh: Hey, why should I accept fashion pointers from a teenage thug?
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References Blue Velvet (1986) See more »

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Layin'Road
Written by Markus Järvinen
Performed by The Kissin' Cousins
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Sarcastic, funny, emotional and Tom Ljungman steals the show
19 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

Patrik 1,5 – CATCH IT (B+) Patrick 1.5 is a Swedish movie about Goran and Sven have been cleared for adoption and they have a possibility to adopt a Swedish orphan, Patrik 1,5. But when Patrik arrives he turns out to be someone else, not the little boy they were expecting. A comma had been misplaced, and in comes a 15-year-old homophobic with a criminal past. Patrik 1.5 is hilarious and movie at the same times. it take cares the sensitive issue with humor and the whole family dimension makes this movie more endearing. Gustaf Skarsgård brother of Alexander Skarsgård & Torkel Petersson as couple are great. But I have to say Tom Ljungman steals the show with witty humor and hidden emotions underneath the callous attitude. I personally enjoyed the movie a lot, so if you're into a family dram with sarcastic humor. This one is for you. Loved it!


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