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She Monkeys

She Monkeys
  • 2011
  • Sweden
  • 83 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Lisa Aschan
  • Written by: Lisa Aschen, Josefine Adolfsson
  • Cast: Mathilda Paradeiser, Linda Molin, Isabella Lindquist
  • Language: Swedish
  • UK release: 18 May 2012
  • Website: www.atmo.se/film-and-tv/…

Emma (Paradeiser) is an ambitious 14-year-old who secures a place on an equestrian vaulting team, where she attracts the attention of confident Cassandra (Molin); meanwhile, Emma's six-year-old sister Sara (Lindquist) struggles with her own anxieties. Courageous, talented, thought-provoking debut with remarkable performances and a frank approach to adolescent sexuality.

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She Monkeys

23 May 20124 stars

Impressive coming-of-age drama with frank depiction of adolescent sexuality

A courageous, periodically unsettling coming-of-age tale, She Monkeys is the arresting first feature from director Lisa Aschan. It’s a Swedish production which - in its frank approach to adolescent sexuality - bears comparison with Katell Quillévéré’s…

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