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The Real Estate (2018)

Toppen av ingenting (original title)
After a life of decadence and monthly allowances, sixty-eight-year-old Nojet inherits an apartment building in downtown Stockholm. However, the building turns on her and what appeared to be a cash cow is in fact a curse.

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Axel Petersén (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Léonore Ekstrand ... Nojet
Christer Levin Christer Levin ... Lex
Christian Saldert Christian Saldert ... Chris
Olof Rhodin ... Mickey
Carl Johan Merner Carl Johan Merner ... Carl Serum
Don Bennechi Don Bennechi ... Don
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arminda Bränngård Arminda Bränngård
Marcelo Orellana Cifuentes Marcelo Orellana Cifuentes
Anna Eklund Anna Eklund
Anna Eklund Anna Eklund
Pablo Fernandez Pablo Fernandez
Mats Hagberg Mats Hagberg
Stefan Huynh Stefan Huynh
Taye Ibrahim Taye Ibrahim
Maria Kinnman Maria Kinnman
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After a life of decadence and monthly allowances, sixty-eight-year-old Nojet inherits an apartment building in downtown Stockholm. However, the building turns on her and what appeared to be a cash cow is in fact a curse.

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16 March 2018 (Sweden) See more »

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Quirky Social Drama
21 February 2018 | by Alexander_BlanchettSee all my reviews

A real film about real people in real situations - at least until the second half when it totally becomes beserker. Its a great film and showcase for swedish actress Leonore Ekstrand who currently has probably the best chances to win the Silver Berlin bear for her brave and unique performance. A strong performance that pulls everything out of her. The poster is a bit misleading . During the first half the film is a strong social drama with many everyday's aspects. During the second half it turns into something like Kill Bill, which is fun, because that mix absolutey works. Mostly thanks to the work of Ekstrand and also her costar Christer Levin. Its surely not a film for everybody but if you can connect to the lead character its easy to appreciate and enjoy. The film also lives from a great soundtrack and a solid enough screenplay. Was not the biggest fan of the ambitious ending but other than that it worked as a quirky social drama - and in that case it invented a new genre.


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