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Svenskjävel (Underdog)
dir. Ronnie Sandahl
Sweden, 2014, 100 minutes
Swedish, with English sub-titles

31st European Union Film Festival
Richcraft Hall Theatre (formerly River Building), Carleton University, Friday, December 2, 2016, 8:45 pm
A young Swedish woman in need of work, 23-year old Dino moves to Oslo to work as a housekeeper for Steffen, a retired Norwegian tennis star. With his wife away, a love triangle forms as Steffen and Dino begin a summer affair, raising the eyebrows of Steffen’s nouveau-riche friends. A blend of biting inter-culture comedy with potent emotional drama, Underdog was the winner of the Critic’s Choice Award at the Zurich Film Festival and a highlight of the 2015 Gothenburg Film Festival.