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A.k.a.
You, the Living
Year
2007
Runtime
95 min.
Director
Roy Andersson
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Music
Rating *
7.5
Votes *
9,743
Checks
2,237
Favs
309
Dislikes
39
Favs/checks
13.8% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. dombrewer's avatar

    dombrewer

    A film made up of short stylish vignettes of a disparate group of characters, linked from one scene to another sometimes by character, sometimes by location, but all following the themes of absurdity of life, the loneliness of unrequited love, dreams and fantasies explored and the feeling of disconnection from the world and each other. The prevailing gloom and the stark washed out cinematography and mostly static long shot camera work is tempered with some fantastic black humour; a particularly good comic moment involves the retelling of a dream of the pulling a tablecloth from beneath a fully laden family banquet which takes an absurdly tragic turn, also when a business man picks the wrong day to be rude to his barber. A unique film and well worth a watch. 5 years 12 months ago
  2. gusteku's avatar

    gusteku

    so amusing! 7 years 1 month ago
  3. gerryt's avatar

    gerryt

    Moving and touching 8 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #20 in FLM's Best Swedish Films of All Time
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  2. This movie ranks #46 in Guldbagge Award
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  3. This movie ranks #54 in 366 Weird Movies (Certified Weird)
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  4. This movie ranks #263 in The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  5. This movie ranks #1007 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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