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27 February 2014  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  

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Quietly and smartly, Lukas Moodysson is becoming one of the folk heroes of the indie world. He’s directed an array of Swedish gems since he burst onto the scene with Show Me Love in 1998, and penned novels and poetry for good measure. He’d have been under pressure to follow suit with his latest, We Are The Best!, a 1982-set comedy-drama which has a new trailer and a poster to share, not least because he’s adapted it from his wife Coco’s book Never Goodnight.

We Are The Best! is whimsical, warm and nostalgic in the spirit of hippie drama Together. It’s got two Stockholm tweens, Bobo (Mira Barkhammar) and Klara (Mira Grosin), some (very) raw punk music, a Riot Grrrl spirit and several scenes of gym-based moshing. Then a third girl Hedvig (Liv LeMoyne) joins the group and her actual real-life musical skills threaten to lift and their fiery protest songs to dizzy new heights.

 

It’s also got a front runner for our track of the year in ‘Brezhnev and Reagan, Fuck Off!’, belted out with the kind of gusto only mohawked Swedish kids can provide. We Are The Best is in our cinemas from April 18.

 


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