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Sånger från andra våningen (2000)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 6 October 2000 (Sweden)
Where are we humans going? A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. We meet people in the city. People trying to communicate, searching compassion and get the connection of small and large things.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lars Nordh ...
Stefan Larsson ...
Bengt C.W. Carlsson ...
Lennart
Torbjörn Fahlström ...
Pelle Wigert
Sten Andersson ...
Lasse
Rolando Núñez ...
The foreigner (as Rolandp Nunez)
Lucio Vucina ...
The magician
Per Jörnelius ...
The sawed man
Peter Roth ...
Tomas
Klas-Gösta Olsson ...
The speechwriter (as Klas Gosta Olsson)
Nils-Åke Eriksson ...
Patient
Hanna Eriksson ...
Mia
Tommy Johansson ...
Uffe
Sture Olsson ...
Sven
Fredrik Sjögren ...
The Russian boy
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A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his youngest son and his girlfriend. It is a film about big lies, abandonment and the eternal longing for companionship and confirmation. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@telia.com>

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$60,572 (Sweden), 8 October 2000, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,303, 19 August 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,303, 19 August 2001
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Each scene is shot with one take where the camera stands still as the actors embrace the frame (the camera moves once in the entire film, in the railway station scene). See more »

Quotes

[throwing away Christ crucifixes he couldn't sell]
Business Man: I am so embarrassed, my face is red. I staked everything on a loser.
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A breathtaking masterpiece
26 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

I would just like to say that, those who don´t like this movie must have a heart of stone and a mind that´s so blocked that you can´t see the connections to our society and the ways of man. Our loneliness, our longing for love, our inability to communicate. This film broke my heart, but at the same time it was a wholesome experience, and I was glued to the screen for as long as it lasted. I will never forget the pictures from this film, they still linger inside of me. It´s just so beautiful.

I recommend everyone to see this film! If you´re prepared for an inner journey.(And I know that some people are afraid of this kind of "deep" stuff)Not if you just want entertainment for the moment. If you want to see an action-loaded flick or a nice love comedy instead, fine, do so. But I say: If you´ll only see one and only one more film in your life, see this one!


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