A Hole in My Heart

A Hole in My Heart (Ett Hål i mitt Hjärta) (2004)

A Hole in My Heart (Ett Hål i mitt Hjärta) first published by Movie Gazette, 26 May, 2005 Within the confines of a small suburban apartment, amateur director/producer Rickard (Thorsten Flinck) and his insecure friend Geko (Goren Marjanovic) are making a hardcore porn film with Tess (Sanna Bråding), who dreams of fame in Swedish television’s…

Lilya 4-Ever

Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

This review of Lilya 4-Ever is so ancient I have lost all record of where it was originally published. Would write this very differently now… If Lukas Moodysson‘s previous film, Together (2000), showed how communal living can offer a shelter from the world’s disharmonies, then his new film Lilya 4-Ever portrays the very opposite: how…

We Are The Best!

We Are The Best! (2013)

We Are The Best! first published by EyeforFilm All adolescents are at times confronted with a hormonally heightened sense of their difference from both other people and their own changing physiology. The way back often involves banding together with a tribe of the similarly alienated where it is easier to fit in, and then growing alongside…