Three Summers (BOF11)

Drama | 28mins | Danish (Denmark) | 2008

 

 

“An unlikely friendship between a middle aged divorcee and a teenage boy blurs lines as secrets are shared and a closeness develops in a way they never would have expected.”

 


Directed by: Carlos Oliveira | Written by: Carlos Oliveira & Morten Kirkskov
Starring: Morten Kirkskov, Simon Munk, Stine Schrøder Jensen, Carsten Bjørnlund, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen & Sarah Boberg


 

Three Summers was a disappointment. For starters I don’t understand the past, present and future thing… why not just make the third summer the present? There was a severe disconnect in tone and message. At times I felt like it was supposed to be a comedy of sorts with its upbeat jazzy tempo but then nothing was funny and it delved into a weird sexual encounter.  Nothing sucked me in. Nothing made me go wow.

 

Things I Liked:
1 - The premise

Things I Didn't Like:
1 - The score
2 - The story
3 - The style
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