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Eat Sleep Die (2012)

Äta sova dö (original title)
A young Eastern European immigrant, working in Sweden, is faced with a painful choice when she's laid off from her factory in the name of efficiencies.

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Gabriela Pichler
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Credited cast:
Nermina Lukac Nermina Lukac ... Rasa
Milan Dragisic Milan Dragisic ... Pappan
Jonathan Lampinen Jonathan Lampinen ... Nicki
Peter Fält Peter Fält ... Peter
Ruzica Pichler Ruzica Pichler ... Rosi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nils Addo Nils Addo ... Förolämpad bilförare
Britt Ahlberg Britt Ahlberg ... Fackrepresentant solveig
Mikael Andersson Mikael Andersson ... Göteborgare 1
Bujar Bala Bujar Bala ... Pappans arbetskompis
Elin Berg Elin Berg ... Elin
Urban Berggren Urban Berggren ... Butikschef
Julia Biserka Kovacevic Julia Biserka Kovacevic ... Fabriksarbetare
Per Blomberg Per Blomberg ... Fackrepresentant
Kent Dahl Kent Dahl ... Livsmedelshandlare
Ronald Dordevic Ronald Dordevic ... Festdeltagare
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A young Eastern European immigrant, working in Sweden, is faced with a painful choice when she's laid off from her factory in the name of efficiencies.

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Release Date:

5 October 2012 (Sweden) See more »

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Budget:

SEK 11,700,000 (estimated)
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22 October 2012 | by corrosion-2See all my reviews

Raša (Nermina Lukač) lives with her father, a Muslim immigrant from the Balkans, in Sweden. She has a job on the assembly line of a food producing factory and , since his father is disabled, is the breadwinner of the family. She is content with her life, working in the day and going off with her mates for a drink in the evenings; hence Eat, Sleep, Die of the title. That is until she is laid off from her job and finds out how difficult it is to find any job as a female Muslim immigrant with no good looks in Sweden.

The film is shot documentary style with hand held camera and the performances, specially that of Nermina Lukac, are very natural and totally believable. Eat, Sleep, Die is a welcome change from the glitzy soap dramas made in Holloywood and is worth catching.


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