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Released in Sweden today: ‘Underdog’

Underdog2_Photo_ Ita Zbroniec Zajt

Dino, a young Swedish girl,has fled the Swedish mass unemployment for a new life in Oslo. But like manyother young immigrant Swedes she finds herself out casted and surviving onlittle money, irregular work and hard partying. When she lands work as ahousekeeper in an upper middle-class Norwegian house she is thrown into a lifevery far from her own. And during a few summerweeks, the family father Steffen and his teenage daughter Ida find themselvescompeting in a way nobody could have predicted.

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.