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Stockholm (2018)

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Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.

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Robert Budreau

Writer:

Robert Budreau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethan Hawke ... Kaj Hansson / Lars Nystrom
Noomi Rapace ... Bianca Lind
Mark Strong ... Gunnar Sorensson
Christopher Heyerdahl ... Chief Mattsson
Bea Santos ... Klara Mardh
Mark Rendall ... Elov Eriksson
Ian Matthews ... Detective Vinter
John Ralston ... Detective Jackobsson
Shanti Roney ... Olof Palme
Christopher Wagelin ... Vincent
Thorbjørn Harr ... Christopher Lind
Gustaf Hammarsten ... Taxi Driver
Vladimir Jon Cubrt ... Bank Manager
Nonnie Griffin ... Old Lady in Bank
Anders Yates ... Bank Employee
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Storyline

Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.

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Taglines:

Based on an Absurd but True Story

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stockholm See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,224, 12 April 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$271,458, 5 May 2019
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Ford Mustang that was given to the crooks wasn't the same model as the the car in Bullit. See more »

Goofs

In dialogue, the bank robber asks for a getaway car, a "Mustang Boss 302, just like Steve McQueen's car from the movie Bullitt." However, although McQueen's car from "Bullitt" is a Mustang fastback, as depicted in "Stockholm," McQueen's car was actually a 1968 390 V8 Ford Mustang GT Fastback, not a Boss 302 Mustang (which the bank robber asked for, and was made in 1969 and 1970, but not in 1968, in time for "Bullitt"), nor was it a 1973 Mustang Fastback, the car that is brought to the bank by the police as a getaway car for the robbers. See more »

Quotes

Kaj Hansson: Do I look like a rapist?
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Connections

References Bullitt (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
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Fun and exciting film!
19 April 2019 | by sarahdrewrySee all my reviews

There's something so amazing about a film that can keep you on your toes with it's fast-paced action and consistently funny antics as "Stockholm" does. Despite being a known true story of the origin of Stockholm Syndrome, the film was able to make me excited to see what happened next as it captivated me through well-written dialogue and incredible characterization of the few main characters. After watching this film and mediating on it for a while, I was struck by the fact that director Robert Budreau was able to perfectly capture the essence of the syndrome, even making me root for the captor, Lars Nystrom (Ethan Hawke), as the film progressed. I found it so interesting that the Budreau was able to do this with every detail, right down to the music. The music was easy to listen to being upbeat and chill, completely counteractive to the action on the screen but perfectly fitting to the character of Nystrom. The cinematography used in the film also helped develop this reaction as each scene was filmed to masterfully capture the emotion meant to be felt using dark versus light lighting and muted versus bright colors as they developed throughout the film, paralleling the unfolding character of Nystrom. This film was interesting and all in all wonderful to watch; I highly suggest you take the time to see it.


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