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Mia
Kajsa Ernst ...
Eivor
Ann Petrén ...
Gunilla
Barbro Enberg ...
Barbro
Joakim Lindblad ...
Jan-Olof
Inga Ålenius ...
Anna
Willie Andréason ...
Calle
Lars-Gunnar Aronsson ...
Ingvar (as Lars G. Aronsson)
Peter Jankert ...
Tommy
Maja Andersson ...
Ida
Alf Nilsson ...
Tore
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Anders Bjernulf ...
Bjernulf
Lars-Gunnar Björklund ...
Spelman (as Lars Gunnar Björklund)
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Helena
Martin Heningsson ...
Johan
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Mia, who's living in Stockholm, comes home to her small childhood town to celebrate her father's birthday. There she finds herself looked down-upon by her oldest sister; and she has to confront both her sisters when her father decides to give her the cabin by the lake, a place sought-after by both of her sisters. She visits some people who are still living in the small town, and all seem quite content with the lives they're leading. However, as the story progresses it becomes more and more noticeable that none of the characters feel good about how they live. Written by Icea

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Terrific on all counts
21 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Hard to believe this is Ms. Blom's directorial debut, it is beautifully paced and performed. Large cast of characters could be out of an Anne Tyler novel, i.e. they are layered with back story and potential futures, there are no false notes, surprising bursts of humor amidst self-inflicted anxiety and very real if not earth-shattering dilemmas. If you saw "The Best of Youth," you will recognize how well drawn the characters are through small moments, even as the story moves briskly along. I really hope this gets distribution in the USA. I live in a fairly sophisticated film market, yet we rarely get Swedish films of any kind.


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