Kamilla (1981)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Norway  |  
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Kamilla was originally released in Sweden in 1981, then made the specialty-house rounds in the US four years later. Nina Knapskog is astonishingly perceptive as the 7-year-old daughter of bitterly battling parents. Seeking an escape from the vitriol, Nina develops of friendship with a lonely little boy. Together the kids form a united front against the nastiness and callousness of the rest of the world. Echoes of the earlier child's eye view foreign classic Forbidden Games are inescapable, but the sheer virtuosity of Kamilla enables it to stand on its own lofty merits.

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boy, child, childhood, daughter, divorce, dysfunctional, father, friendship, girl, husband, investigator, loot, love, marital-problems, marriage, mother, neighbor, orphan, parent, shop, single-parent, stash