Movie: Offret (The Sacrifice)


A dense, strange, stilted Swedish movie that follows some high-bred characters as they grapple with isolation after the onset of world war III. Its philosophical monologues and symbolic characters seem to have potential, which kept us watching. Either they never panned out, or didn’t seem worth the effort to follow. In the end it felt like the sacrifice was 2 1/2 hours enduring the movie’s frustrating, if beautiful, scenes.

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