About

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.

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Directed by

Roy Andersson

Written by

Roy Andersson (Screenplay)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

Denmark, Sweden, Norway

Language

Swedish

Cast

Keywords

anarchic comedy poet surrealism insanity apocalypse poem witness absurd humor crucifix traffic jam

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