AKA: The Slingshot
Stockholm in the 1930s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he sells. His rebelious ways has gotten him the special attention of his school teacher, who always makes sure that Roland is punished.
9 member reviews/ratings for this MovieAverage Rating: (7.78 / 10)
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Another Swedish film that I enjoyed a lot... go figure.My Movie Rating: 8 / 10
I just finished watching this movie and at the very end I kept asking myself what it was all about. Like in My Life As A Dog I couldn't really spot a compelling storyline theme that'd appeal to me. It's just the boy and his way of managing his life. Interesting flick if you enjoy such socio-cultural depictions, but too little for me as I long for continuous storyline and character development rather than snapshots.My Movie Rating: 5 / 10
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