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Stockholm East (2011)

Stockholm Östra (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 21 October 2011 (Sweden)
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Stockholm East is a moving and compelling love story between two strangers, bound together by a tragedy that has taken its toll on both their lives and their relationships.When Johan (... See full summary »

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Simon Kaijser (as Simon Kaijser da Silva)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mikael Persbrandt ... Johan / Kattis's husband
Iben Hjejle ... Anna / Anders's wife
Henrik Norlén ... Anders / Anna's husband
Liv Mjönes ... Kattis / Johan's wife
Lars-Erik Berenett ... Kattis pappa
Anki Lidén ... Kattis mamma
Annika Hallin ... Minnas mamma
Jimmy Lindström ... Minnas pappa
Ulf Friberg ... Nybliven pappa
Rebecka Teper Rebecka Teper ... Nybliven mamma (as Rebecka Englund Teper)
Anna Godenius Anna Godenius ... Åklagare
Peter Parkrud Peter Parkrud ... Terapeut
Zardasht Rad ... Pappa på station
Pierre Tafvelin Pierre Tafvelin ... Granne på julfesten
Chatarina Larsson Chatarina Larsson ... Barnmorska
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Stockholm East is a moving and compelling love story between two strangers, bound together by a tragedy that has taken its toll on both their lives and their relationships.When Johan (Mikael Persbrandt) and Anna (Iben Hjejle) meet at the railway station connecting capital Stockholm with the idyllic suburbs where they both live, they embark on a dangerous journey of both passion and lies. Written by Anonymous

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21 October 2011 (Sweden) See more »

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Doğu Stokholm See more »

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Good performances, slow and arid pacing
14 December 2013 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

Films with intrigues related to death and passion usually enable character actors/actresses to show their talent in full - even if the plot leaves to be desired. This is also the case here, with Stockholm Östra, where Mikael Persbrandt and Iben Hjejle, above all, give convincing and profound performances. The script, however, has questionable moments, even when considering the events happening in modern world with Internet and yellow press included; behaviours of characters are logical, but expected, paving the way for trivial ending. General mood is oppressive and hectic, thus the film is not for everyone, but those fond of Persbrandt and Hjejle do not feel disappointed, although their roles here are not among the best ones.


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