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About Endlessness (2019)
 6.9
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About Endlessness (2019)
Original name: Om det oändliga
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendor and banality, guided by a Scheherazade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments have the same significance as historical events. Simultaneously an ode and a lament, presents a kaleidoscope of all that is eternally human, an infinite story of the vulnerability of existence.
Style: psychological, sincere, thought provoking, contemplative, anthology
Plot: surrealism, meaning of life, reflection, life, destiny, love and romance, sin, family history, interlinked stories, cautionary tale, ambiguity
Place: scandinavia, sweden, eastern europe

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 5.5
 112
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