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Out of an Old Man's Head

  • Film
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Time Out says

Recuperating from an injury in an old folk's home, widower Johan Björk (the comedian Hasse Alfredson) runs through the incidents of his life: from childhood japes in the countryside, through his first visit to a whore house, to the running-away to sea of his son Erik - all expressed in a curious dreamlike mix of animation and live action. The tone and content of Per Åhlin's often inventive animation styles (two-dimensional cut-outs, crayon drawings, photographic collages, realist line-drawings, etc) veers between sophisticated erotic surrealism, notably in the whore house episode, and the standard sentiments of a children's cartoon. Over-extended and uneven, but a genuine oddity none the less.
Written by JPy

Release Details

  • Duration:76 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Tage Danielsson
  • Screenwriter:Hasse Alfredson, Tage Danielsson
  • Cast:
    • Hasse Alfredson
    • Fatima Ekman
    • Monica Nielsen
    • Ernst Günther
    • Gus Dahlström
    • Rolf Bengtsson
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