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Sweden / Denmark, 2004 (MIFF 2005, New Europe: Visions from the Edge)

Director: Lukas Moodysson

Following his debut feature, Show Me Love, and his acclaimed Lilya 4-ever, the talented Lukas Moodysson probes further into the dark excesses of human behaviour. Sure to provoke controversy, his fearless A Hole in My Heart explores the shocking world of DIY pornography, reality TV and emotional disconnection. Rickard and his alienated son, Eric, share a dingy apartment in suburbia. Rickard is something of an amateur pornographer, reality TV and the affordability of a digi-cam making possible this 'creative' venture. Rickard and his buddy Gecko shoot a skin flick over the course of a weekend, with wannabe porn star Tess. The trio's bravura increases with their inebriation, their antics descending into the unimaginable. The only brake on the action is emotionally dis-located Eric, who crawls from the safety of his Death Metal-blasting earphones whenever the action gets too nasty. This is definitely not a film for the faint-hearted!

"The new film by Lukas Moodysson... solidifies his standing as the most interesting director working in Scandinavia today." - Variety

Contains scenes that may offend some viewers

D/S Lukas Moodysson P Lars Joensson L Swedish w/English subtitles WS Trust Film Sales TD 35mm/col/2004/98mins

Lukas Moodysson was born in southern Sweden in 1969. His films include Show Me Love (1998), Together (2000) and Lilya 4-ever (2002).

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