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A kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy A Movie directed by Roy Andersson Release Date: In Theaters June 3rd, 2015  Genre: Foreign, Comedy

A kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy
A Movie directed by Roy Andersson
Release Date: In Theaters June 3rd, 2015
Genre: Foreign, Comedy

Like his previous features SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR and YOU, THE LIVING, master Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “being a human being” with this meticulously crafted, dreamlike black comedy. Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy, unfolding in absurdist episodes: a sing-along at a 1940s beer hall, a randy flamenco teacher, a thirsty King Charles XII of Sweden en route to battle, and a diabolical metaphor for the horrors inflicted by European colonialism. It is a journey that unveils the beauty of single moments, the pettiness of others, life’s grandeur, and the humor and tragedy hidden within us all.

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