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GOOD LUCK. AND TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER

by Jens Sjögren

synopsis

Alvar builds landscapes for model trains and does so with a lot of love. His passion for model making was started by his wife who he has lost under unexplained circumstances. Day after day Alvar works on his little figurines, films them with a digital camera and seems to feel safe and satisfied in his universe of false dreams. Once in a while he has a visitor, Miriam, who is an unsatisfied teenager from his neighbourhood who shares his passion for model trains. The whole occupation with the model trains is, in all actuality, a grieving process and a way for the protagonist to get over the death of his wife. The old man and the young girl must face facts and admit to their true feelings while the model world becomes the real one.

international title: Good Luck. And Take Care of Each Other
original title: Lycka Till Och ta Hand om Varandra
country: Sweden
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Jens Sjögren
film run: 96'
release date: SE 19/10/2012
cast: Bengt C.W. Carlsson, Claudia Neij, Leif Ahrle, Johan Ulveson, Ia Langhammer, Carl Johan De Geer, Eleonora Gröning, Ika Nord, Fredrik Gunnarsson
cinematography by: Linus Sandgren
film editing: Henning Mark
producer: David Olsson
co-producer: Jessica Ask
production: ACNE Film
backing: Film i Väst, Swedish Film Institute
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution AB
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