Patrik Eklund, an Oscar-nominated director of short films, made his feature debut with this oddball comedy about a telecom company that dominates life in a small town in northern Sweden. Among others, we’re introduced to a lonely man (Jacob Nordenson) trying to finish a quarterly financial report for the company, an electrician (Jimmy Lindström) who falls victim to an accident – and a potential terrorist group. Amusingly quirky, with a good performance by Nordenson, but also contrived and goes in too many directions.

2012-Sweden. 99 min. Color. Widescreen. Written and directed by Patrik Eklund. Cast: Kjell Bergqvist (Tord), Allan Svensson (Walter), Jacob Nordenson (Kenneth), Olle Sarri, Anki Larsson, Saga Gärde… Ronny Eriksson, Sven Wollter, Sissela Benn, Annika Hallin, Gerhard Hoberstorfer.

Trivia: Original title: Flimmer.


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