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Hilde Louise Asbjørnsen,
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Anja has cancer that's why she goes to a hospital to figure out what happen to her. Then that means that she is gonna stay there for a long time. But at school there's a football competition there. Then Anja joins with some friends called Lars and Lisa also later turned nice Jonas who willing for her to enter the football game.Written by
Luca Elliot Sanderson
But does it pretty well, I must say. The moment you watch a movie about a little girl who's diagnosed with cancer, you know you are in for some heavy drama, which normally means a barrage of overacted and overly sentimental scenes, cheesy dialogues and poorly scripted tear buffets. 'Kule kidz gråter ikke' has its share of them, as is to be expected. But under the teary scenes, colorful photography and cliché characters (specially the adult ones), Katarina Launing manages to keep a serious tone, with its ups and downs, scenes that show some lazy writing underneath interspersed with moments that bring a breath of fresh air to keep the story in line.
But it's the child's acting that ultimately dictates if a movie of this kind floats or sinks. And there's no acting from the main five kids that I could possibly disregard. The young cast puts on a pretty solid performance to cope up with the good scenes as much as the bad ones, making the journey way more pleasant and turning what could have been a mediocre film into a enjoyable tale of young love, sorrow and friendship. Sometimes the best way to pull off this right is to just keep it simple, and remind the adult audience how it felt to be a kid. And there are few better than the scandinavians at that.
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