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Kiss Me (2011)

Kyss mig (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 29 July 2011 (Sweden)
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A young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an affair with her soon-to-be stepmother's lesbian daughter.

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Alexandra-Therese Keining (screenplay), Josefine Tengblad (idea) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ruth Vega Fernandez Ruth Vega Fernandez ... Mia Sundström
Liv Mjönes ... Frida
Krister Henriksson ... Lasse
Lena Endre ... Elisabeth
Joakim Nätterqvist ... Tim Bratthall
Josefine Tengblad ... Elin, Frida's girlfriend
Tom Ljungman ... Oskar
Björn Kjellman ... The Priest
Jan Goldring Jan Goldring ... Security Guard
Anna Nygren Anna Nygren ... Teacher in Auditorium
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Storyline

MIA (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and FRIDA (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, Elizabeth (Lena Endre), which will make Mia and Frida stepsisters. Lasse's daughter, Mia, has not visited her father in years and arrives with her boyfriend, Tim (Joakim Nätterqvist), with whom she is about to get married. As Mia and Frida get to know one another, strong emotions begin to stir between them. Their relationship will turn everything upside down for everyone close to them with dramatic consequences. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Sweden | Denmark | Germany

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

29 July 2011 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Fyn, Funen, Denmark See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The plot is loosely based on producer, writer, and co-star Josefine Tengblad real-life coming out story. See more »

Goofs

Mia looks in the mirror at home and finds a mark on her right shoulder. But when Tim finds the mark in a scene later in the movie it is on her left shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Frida: [to Mia; somber tone] I've never had such strong feelings for anyone as I have for you, but all you want to do is run away. "Start over"? Do you know how much I long to do that? But you're marrying Tim in three months. I'm an idiot. What are you up to? Do you love him? You can't marry Tim. I couldn't survive if you did.
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Your heart will break for every character
19 July 2014 | by camilla_w_rasSee all my reviews

Kiss Me will tear your heart in pieces.

Films with a lesbian theme are often designed to make you root for the women in love, without any reservations. You are certain of the pair from the beginning. Imagine Me and You, a classic movie of this theme, even has you rooting for a marriage to end and an innocent man's heart to be broken.

Kiss Me doesn't romanticize the struggle these people go through. It shows the love, the passion and, most importantly, the pain. The pain of denying who you are and the pain of being betrayed and losing who you thought you were going to spend your life with. Because Kiss Me doesn't take these things lightly, my heart was breaking for each of the characters. As the story progresses with beauty and grace and without the rushed feeling of many love at first sight type movies, Mia starts to realize that there is only one way. Despite the sacrifices and the pain, there is one thing she has to do - And I bet you will find yourself realizing it with her.

Apart from the story being told with grace, beauty and a passion for every single character, the film is beautifully shot in the amazing scenery of the Scandinavian countries. An instant classic in movies with a lesbian theme, but a must see for everyone with a for romantic movies.


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