Peter Possne

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Review: 'Bekas'

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Kurdish-born, Swedish-based helmer Karzan Kader expands the idea behind his award-winning short "Bekas" into a homonymous feature, but padding out the story ends up detracting from the charm.

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Review: 'Play'

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A gang of five boys of African origin from the wrong side of Gothenburg's tracks scam a trio of slightly younger middle-class kids in "Play," Swedish helmer Ruben Ostlund's formally interesting but…

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Review: 'Rancid'

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First attempt by a Swedish company at an American-style, English-lingo genre movie is shaky. Though technically well-made and with convincing locations, crime drama "Rancid" suffers from unconvincing…