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The Fat and the Angry (Ettor och Nollor)

  • 2014
  • Sweden
  • 186 min
  • Cast: Jonathan Andersson, Liv Mjönes, Gustaf Skarsgård

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Crime, Gothenburg style.

Based on actual events, this gritty Nordic thriller is a violent tale of fraud, corruption, deception, racism and murder, laced with scathing social comment and black humour, and exposing the dark side of Sweden's second largest city. Having helmed such high end American shows as The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad, director Johan Renck keeps the atmosphere taut and the style cinematic, working with his excellent cast to deliver a slick, powerful piece of incendiary event television.

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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014: Five of the best thrillers

10 Jun 2014

Intruders, The Cat, Billion Dollar Brain, A Most Wanted Man and The Fat and the Angry among pics

The Fat and the Angry (Ettor och Nollor) By now we are all aware that if a series is described as ‘Scandinavian crime’, it will inevitably be accompanied by the word ‘gritty’. This is no Midsomer Murders. After a horrible explosion in an industrial…

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