Film Scouts on the Riviera 2000

Sånger Från Andra Våningen
(Songs from the Second Floor)

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Roy Andersson's "Songs from the Second Floor" takes place in a small town, where a man named Karl burns down his own furniture store in an attempt to collect the insurance money. This sets off a chain of events in the town that transcend explanation as a chaos falls over the town inhabitants. As the town goes crazy and the streets are brought to a virtual standstill by a massive traffic jam, Karl comes to realize the absurdity and difficulty of leading a "normal" human life.

Film synopsis written for Film Scouts by Thom Bennett

Directed by: Roy Andersson
Written by: Roy Andersson
Starring: Lars Nordh, Stefan Larsson, Hanna Eriksson, Peter Roth, Klas Gösta Olsson, Tommy Johansson, Jöran Mueller
Original Music by: Benny Andersson
Cinematography by: István Borbás, Jesper Klevenås

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