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Bloody Boys

Director: Shaker K. Tahrer
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Bloody Boys accounts for the workings of downward spirals, whose patterns drag individuals as well as their families into them. The film depicts the human aspects of a number of brutal proceedings, where life itself may be the price of freedom.
Broadcasted at the SVT (Swedish National Broadcaster) and 8 Swedish cinemas.
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2012/ Sweden81 min/ Drama
Original Title
Jävla Pojkar
The film follows three families through three parallel stories; Birgitta who decides to end her apartment lease to move in with yet another man, leaving her son, Simon, without a place to stay, Lina who asks for a divorce, which prompts her husband to start writing a book on the cruel ways of love and marriage, and Ida and her husband who share a tragic heritage which they are struggling to break free from.
Elin Klinga
Marika Lagercrantz
Jacob Nordenson
Tom Ljungman
Stig Engström
Screenwriter: Shaker K. Tahrer
DOP: Ralph M. Evers
Editor: Pierre Laurent
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Production Company(ies)
Bergsjöns kultur
Shake Film AB
Niklas Lundin
Shaker K. Tahrer
film festivals
film festivals Montréal World Film Festival, Canada
film festivals São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil
film festivals Bengaluru International Film Festival, India
film festivals Zlín International Film Festival, Czech Republic
film festivals World Film Festival of Bangkok, Thailand
film festivals International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino, Poland
film festivals Göteborg Film Festival, Sweden
film awards
film awards Best Screenplay Award at the Brussels Film Festival
Selected as 1 of 12 best films from Europe at the Viareggio EuropaCinema