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by Lena Koppel


When his girlfriend Lisa eventually gets fed up and chucks him out onto the street, Alex is forced to look for a job in order to survive. All of a sudden, he finds himself working as an assistant to a troop of mentally handicapped people at a group living facility with inflexible routines, endless courses in how to tie your shoelaces, and, above all, lots of very bored individuals.

international title: The Importance of Tying Your Own Shoes
original title: Hur många lingon finns det i världen?
country: Sweden
sales agent: Svensk Filmindustri International
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Lena Koppel
film run: 100'
release date: SE 18/03/2011
cast: Sverrir Gudnason, Vanna Rosenberg, cast from the Glada Hudik Theatre
cinematography by: Rozbeh Ganjali
film editing: Patrick Austen, Mattias Morheden
art director: Madeleine Lundberg
costumes designer: Margareta Altin
music: Josef Tuulse
producer: Peter Possne, Peter Kropenin
production: Sonet Film AB
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