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Lilya 4-Ever Review


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When the only joy in your life comes from eating that rare meal at McDonald's, does it really matter how horrible the rest of your life is? Isn't that punishment enough?

Sadly, Lukas Moodysson's endlessly depressing movie about teenage alienation has many more horrors in store for its heroine, 16-year-old Lilya (Oksana Akinshina). The film begins earnestly enough: Lilya's mother (a badly miscast Lyubov Agapova) is shipping out from their dreary Russian suburb for America, as she's a mail order bride (though she certain doesn't look it; the pixie Akinshina fits the bill far more aptly). Lilya assumes she's going too, flipping off the local shopkeeper in farewell, only mom springs it on her that she's staying behind to "come later."

Continue reading: Lilya 4-Ever Review

Lilya 4-Ever Review


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When the only joy in your life comes from eating that rare meal at McDonald's, does it really matter how horrible the rest of your life is? Isn't that punishment enough?

Sadly, Lukas Moodysson's endlessly depressing movie about teenage alienation has many more horrors in store for its heroine, 16-year-old Lilya (Oksana Akinshina). The film begins earnestly enough: Lilya's mother (a badly miscast Lyubov Agapova) is shipping out from their dreary Russian suburb for America, as she's a mail order bride (though she certain doesn't look it; the pixie Akinshina fits the bill far more aptly). Lilya assumes she's going too, flipping off the local shopkeeper in farewell, only mom springs it on her that she's staying behind to "come later."

Continue reading: Lilya 4-Ever Review

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