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Hotell (2013)

Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the day it all falls apart. Suddenly this perfect life means nothing, and the feelings she once was able to ... See full summary »

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Lisa Langseth

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Lisa Langseth
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alicia Vikander ... Erika
David Dencik ... Rikard
Anna Bjelkerud Anna Bjelkerud ... Pernilla
Mira Eklund Mira Eklund ... Ann-Sofi
Henrik Norlén ... Peter
Simon J. Berger ... Oskar
Lisa Carlehed ... Emma
Johan Jonason Johan Jonason ... Svante
Ben Kamijo Ben Kamijo ... Max
Emmeli Stjärnfeldt ... Bruden (as Emmeli Johansson Stjärnfeldt)
Victor Trägårdh Victor Trägårdh ... Brudgummen
Leif Edlund ... Robert
Jakob Tamm Jakob Tamm ... Gift man
Ylva Nilsson Ylva Nilsson ... Mannens fru
David Fukamachi Regnfors David Fukamachi Regnfors ... Mats

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Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the day it all falls apart. Suddenly this perfect life means nothing, and the feelings she once was able to control are no longer within reach. She starts going to group therapy and meets other people suffering from various forms of trauma. One day Erika and this eclectic group of four people decide to take matters into their own hands and heads off together in search of a way out. They start checking into hotels - a place of complete anonymity where one can wake up as a different person. Written by Polly_Kat

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Drama

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Director Lisa Langseth does a cameo at the wedding, chatting with a guest in the hotel staircase. See more »

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Featured in Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (2018) See more »

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It Must Have Been Love
Lyrics & Music: Per Gessle
Performed by Roxette
(c) Jimmy Fun Music
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Mixed feelings about this movie
18 March 2014 | by adventurer_ciSee all my reviews

I enjoyed watching this movie, but overall have mixed feelings about it. Alicia Vikander again impressed me, but I want to see her in different roles. She is very, very talented. The film attempts to explore a different approach to group therapy. Erika is behind the idea of becoming somebody else, whilst temporary, in an attempt to overcome depression. While the idea seems interesting and plausible, it did not unfold well in the movie. Some scenes were not believable; some characters were too grotesque. It left some questions unanswered. It is impossible to know the extend of brain damage of a newborn. Why the child remained in the hospital? The Peter's story line is not believable at all. I give it 7 for the great performances and original screenplay.


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Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Hotel See more »

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Budget:

EUR200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$241,408
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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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