Keillers Park

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This 2006 Swedish film is based on a real-life hate crime story that happened nine years earlier. It started with the unlikely relationship between Peter Mårten Klingberg a conservative Swedish engineer who ran his family’s old established business, and Nassim Pjotr Giro a free spirited Algerian immigrant who occasionally worked as a waiter and dreamed on moving to Paris … Continue reading



A Man Called Ove

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There is something about being a cantankerous old curmudgeon like Ove (the rather wonderful Rolf Lassgård) that one sometime secretly admires, for all the wrong reasons naturally. Every day he patrols his small suburban Swedish neighborhood removing bikes in his path, reporting illegally parked cars and even throwing old shoes at the stray cat who … Continue reading



Girls Lost

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Three 14-year-old girls who are inseparable best friends are always mercilessly picked on by all the bullies at their school. Considered outsiders by their classmates, Kim (Tuva Jagell0), Momo (Louise Nyvall) and Bella (Wilma Holm) the girls very much keep to themselves.  One day Bella finds a very strange looking seed that she plants to … Continue reading



The Girl King

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The true story of the young woman who ruled Sweden as its Queen for a mere 10 years in the middle of the 17th Century has been told several times already, most notable in the 1933 movie Queen Christina starring Greta Garbo. Whilst this early version also touched on how fiercely independent the young ruler was, it … Continue reading



Something Must Break

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Androgynous punk Sebastian works stacking paint cans in a warehouse by day and at night lives in a cramped messy apartment with his lesbian friend Lea. He is intensely broody and unhappy with practically everything in his life especially his gender, and spends his time in a haze of drugs, drink and hanging out in gay bars … Continue reading



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