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LFO is a dark comedy/drama/Sci-Fi about a man who realizes that he can hypnotize with sound. He starts experimenting on his neighbors, where the abuse of power takes over and, eventually, severe consequences for mankind are at stake.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrik Karlson ... Robert
Izabella Jo Tschig Izabella Jo Tschig ... Linn (as Johanna Tschig)
Per Löfberg ... Simon
Ahnna Rasch ... Clara
Lukas Loughran ... Peter
Erik Börén Erik Börén ... Sinus-San
Björn Löfberg Egner Björn Löfberg Egner ... Sebastian
Agneta Nordin Agneta Nordin ... Swedish radio news announcer (voice)
Daniel Engman Daniel Engman ... Telemarketer (voice)
Kjetil Mørk Kjetil Mørk ... Norwegian radio news announcer (voice)
Fabian Maugeais Fabian Maugeais ... French radio news announcer (voice)
Thomas Chaanhing ... Chinese radio news announcer (voice)
Adam Elk Adam Elk ... American radio news announcer (voice)
Josh Record Josh Record ... British radio news announcer (voice)
Pierre Malmqvist Pierre Malmqvist ... Radio show host (voice)
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LFO is a contained Scandinavian drama/Sci-Fi about a man who realizes he can hypnotize with sound. He starts experimenting on his neighbors and, giving in to temptation, soon abuses his power. Eventually, the consequences for mankind prove severe. Written by Anonymous

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Your brain. His gain. See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

27 December 2014 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Генератор сигналов низкой частоты See more »

Filming Locations:

Mölle, Skåne län, Sweden

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€500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Simon: I get Mike Oldfield vibes, only as if he were from outer space.
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A Trippy but accessible sic-fi dark comedy
14 March 2015 | by Ore-SamaSee all my reviews

This 2013 scandanavian sci-fi film centers on Robert Nord, a formerly powerless man in an unsatisfying life, who discovers the exact frequency needed to control people's minds. He can give orders to their subconscious, from what to do to how to feel and what they even notice. Testing this out on his neighbors, he continuously experiments with this new power, while also using it to deflect law enforcement and a man who wants to know the secret for himself.

The story is told in a non linear fashion, with scenes often put out of order, to where we'll see something begin but cut away and go to another part of the story, before we see it's result later on. Don't be scared off by this, however. The film is easy to follow, you simply need to pay attention. In addition, the film is very cold and distant, using none of the usual techniques to manipulate audience reaction, but simply allowing things to play out. This works well for the dry sense of humor the film has, much of it centered around how both dark and absurd Robert's experiments become, which needless to say fall very short of what most rational people would consider moral. The only judgements made, however, are by the audience alone. However even with his immoral action, it's easy to feel some slight sympathy for Robert, a mentally ill, somewhat pathetic individual who at times seems to have his heart in the right place, but whose actions never lead to consequences good for anyone, not even himself. LFO: The movie finds that perfect balance, between conveying the philosophical quandaries of it's subject matter as well as the innate comedy of it, which come together especially perfectly in the film's conclusion.

I don't want to say too much more, because it's better to go into this knowing very little. If what I wrote sounds even a little intriguing to you, chances are this film is right up your alley and you should seek it out immediately.


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