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Hooked for Life (2011)

In the summer of 1978 the Swedish film director Staffan Hildebrand encountered a group of young people with skateboards in Stockholm city, it resulted in a documentary about this new ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Tony Alva
Allysha Bergado Allysha Bergado
Steve Berra Steve Berra
Ali Boulala Ali Boulala
Mika Edin Mika Edin
Andreas Engelkes Andreas Engelkes
Henrik Grassman Henrik Grassman
Lasse Gringo Lasse Gringo
David Hackett
Greger Hagelin Greger Hagelin
Tony Hawk
Per Holknekt Per Holknekt
Nisse Ingemarsson Nisse Ingemarsson
Jobby Kamlid Jobby Kamlid
Martin Karlsson Martin Karlsson


In the summer of 1978 the Swedish film director Staffan Hildebrand encountered a group of young people with skateboards in Stockholm city, it resulted in a documentary about this new subculture "skateboard". The documentary, "14 års landet" (The land of 14) was presented in Swedish national TV (SVT) in the christmas of 1978. Now 30 years later Staffan and his crew have followed up the skateboarders from "14 års landet" what happened to them, what has happened with the skateboard industry in Sweden since then and why these people are "hooked for life". Written by Anacot AB

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Swedish | English

Release Date:

23 May 2011 (Sweden) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »


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SEK 1,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Anacot See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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A well made documentary about finding and living your passion.
29 July 2011 | by t-coorlederSee all my reviews

Sure I am a part of this culture, so the story presented in this film has a special place in my heart.

Never the less, I believe it will be just as rewarding to any viewer as it was for me. I share my passion of skateboarding with everyone in this movie.

If you have another passion, or struggling with your mind to find one, this intimate, open minded presentation of Skateboard history in Sweden will motivate en enlighten you of what your life can become. What ever your passion is about.

The documentary shows unique footage and the interviews are well made and introduced. You will get to know some of the most important people in Skateboard history.

Downsides are not many, maybe one is that you want to no more than what fits in these 2 hours..

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