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Border Rated 15


Dir. Ali Abbasi. Sweden, 2018. 1h 50m. Swedish/subs. Starring Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén, Sten Ljunggren, Kjell Wilhelmsen.

A customs officer with an extraordinary knack for sniffing out guilt believes she’s one of a kind. However, after meeting a man who shares her uniqueness, she questions her entire existence. A compelling Scandinavian horror-fantasy love story based on a short novel by Swedish writer John Ajvide Lindqvist (Let the Right One In).

‘Leave all expectations at the door and give this knotty, genre-defying Swedish folk tale a spin.’ ★★★★★ Phil de Semlyen, Time Out

‘Like a mating between the mind of David Cronenberg and something that crawled out of a compost heap.’ ★★★★ Wendy Ide, The Observer