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The Swedish Theory of Love (2015)

Internationally Sweden is seen as a perfect society, a role model and a symbol of the highest achievements of human progress. The Swedish Theory of Love digs into the true nature of Swedish... See full summary »

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Erik Gandini

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Erik Gandini
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Erik Gandini ... Narrator (voice)
Lars Trägårdh Lars Trägårdh ... Self - professor
Marie Helena Fjällås Marie Helena Fjällås ... Self - single parent
Marta Corradi Marta Corradi ... Self
Oscar Rosberg Oscar Rosberg ... Self
Goran Asaad Goran Asaad ... Self
Maflih Bylund Maflih Bylund ... Self
Mikael Grip Mikael Grip ... Self
Andreas Åberg Andreas Åberg ... Self
Peter Nitschke Peter Nitschke ... Self
Marcus Hune Marcus Hune ... Self
Ole Schou Ole Schou ... Self - founder of the world's biggest sperm bank Cryos
Anni Stavling Anni Stavling ... Self
Luis Fierro Luis Fierro ... Self
Brygida Ohlsson Brygida Ohlsson ... Self
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Internationally Sweden is seen as a perfect society, a role model and a symbol of the highest achievements of human progress. The Swedish Theory of Love digs into the true nature of Swedish life style, explores the existential black holes of a society that has created the most autonomous people in the world. Written by Fasad

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Bare truth!
18 July 2016 | by adam-40089See all my reviews

The special thing about this documentary is it shows the side of Sweden which everybody try hard to hide from you. People in Sweden argument in many different ways that why the matter people try to get as far as possible from each other is good so basically people try to show that this is a positive and deliberate choice for good but the truth is it's the consequence of many problems in the society. It's interesting that everybody hates the fact that others try to get distance from them but at the same time they do the same. One of the root reasons for this type of behavior is the fear of getting hurt or betrayed by others even by those that shows a nice and harmless face. Another reason is the lack of tolerance for critique. Swedes are really bad at accepting criticism. Everybody think that he is perfect and nothing left for improvement so it anybody criticize them, it means that he just wants to take them down without any reason.


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Sweden

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8 January 2016 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

La teoria svedese dell'amore See more »

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EUR890,000 (estimated)
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