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A.k.a.
You, the Living
Year
2007
Runtime
95 min.
Director
Roy Andersson
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Music
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
9,743
Checks
2,559
Favs
343
Dislikes
44
Favs/checks
13.4% (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. 11 years 8 months ago
  2. gusteku's avatar

    gusteku

    so amusing! 12 years 9 months ago
  3. Reanimated Movie's avatar

    Reanimated Movie

    I sobbed. 5 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #46 in Guldbagge Award - Best Swedish Film
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  2. This movie ranks #54 in 366 Weird Movies
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  3. This movie ranks #91 in iCheckMovies's 2000s Top 100
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  4. This movie ranks #102 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2500
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  5. This movie ranks #162 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  6. This movie ranks #1011 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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