This dripping in nostalgia piece about an unhappy kid spending a summer in the country in 1950s Sweden, surrounded by quaint and quirky people doing quaint and quirky things - just didn't work for me. I didn't like the kid, didn't like the people who surround him, maybe I just don't like Swedish movies.
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Christopher Newton (Ponderpig)
Native San Franciscan living in Spokane, about halfway through my first novel, set in the 1965 pre-Summer of Love Haight-Ashbury with excursions into Swinging London, 1923 New York, and WWII in the Cotswold … more
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