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Lilya 4-Ever

Cast

Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharsky, Lyubov Agapova, Liliya Shinkaryova View All


Crew

Lukas Moodysson (Director), Lukas Moodysson (Screenplay) View All

Released: Aug. 23rd, 2002
Runtime: 1 hour, 49 minutes
Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working as a prostitute, and later meets Andrei. He offers her a good job in Sweden, but when Lilya arrives her life quickly enters a downward spiral.
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Citizen Rules
I was really impressed with the first hour when we see Lilya in the slums of Russia, I kept thinking I was watching a documentary and Lilya and her young friend Volodya were real people....and that's powerful film making.

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