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Border (Gräns)
Sweden/Denmark 2018

Opening 11 Apr 2019

Directed by: Ali Abbasi
Writing credits: John Ajvide Lindqvist, Ali Abbasi, Isabella Eklöf
Principal actors: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén, Sten Ljunggren

Tina (Melander) is a customs officer in Sweden. Her unique ability to sniff out people who are hiding something comes in handy for her job. When Tina sniffs out a suspicious looking man (Milonoff) she is challenged in more ways than she could have imagined.

This is a love story; it is an exploration of being different and finding where you belong. And if that isn’t enough, it is about questioning the bases of your being. Nominated for an Oscar 2019 for Makeup and Hairstyling. And it has won 16 awards and has had 23 nominations in the 2018 awards calendar.

If you are looking for something different and enjoy Nordic folklore go. But be prepared for an unusual exploration of being different. (Christine Riney)

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