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    WATCH: New Clip and Trailer for Lukas Moodysson's Punk Band Comedy 'We Are The Best!'

    A new trailer has arrived for Lukas Moodysson's wonderful 1982-set coming-of-age comedy "We Are the Best!," following three pre-teen girls' attempts to start up a punk band. While Moodysson has been nothing if not experimental with tone, subject and setting in his recent films, "We Are the Best!" re...

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    Watch: Punk's Not Dead In U.S. Trailer For Lukas Moodysson's Punk Pic 'We Are The Best!'

    For some punk rock is a lifestyle, and for others it's a fashion statement, but for the trio in Lukas Moodysson's "We Are The Best!" it's an attitude, an energy that sees three young kids find themselves in an era of lipgloss and synthesizers.

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    Exclusive: Get Punk With Poster For Lukas Moodysson's 'We Are The Best!'

    While we don't have a full review up just yet, Lukas Moodysson's "We Are The Best!" made a strong enough impression on us on the festival circuit, that it made the honorable mentions of our list of The 21 Best Films Of 2014 We've Already Seen. While the filmmaker is perhaps best known for his gritti...

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    Watch: New Trailer For Lukas Moodysson's Punk Pic 'We Are The Best!'

    With a slate of films during the ‘00s including “Lilja 4-ever," “Together," and “Mammoth," director Lukas Moodysson may not seem the most apt director for an upbeat, crowd-pleasing period rock drama. Yet that’s exactly what he’s done across the world with his new film “We Are The Best!” and a brand ...

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    Lukas Moodysson's Wonderful Punk Band Comedy 'We Are the Best!' to Close Rotterdam Film Festival (TRAILER)

    Lukas Moodysson's hilarious and heartfelt coming-of-age film "We Are the Best!," following three pre-teen girls in 1980s Stockholm who start a punk band, has been selected as the closing night film of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, running January 22 through February 2. Watch the trailer...

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    Magnolia Pictures Acquires Rights to Lukas Moodysson's Swedish Punk Film 'We Are the Best!'

    After world premiering at the Venice International Film Festival and showing at Toronto shortly after, "We Are The Best!" has landed U.S. distribution thanks to Magnolia Pictures. The deal was negotiated between Susan Wendt, Head of Sales at TrustNordisk and Peter Van Steemburg, Director of Acquisit...

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    Watch: First Trailer For Lukas Moodysson's '80s Teen Punk Rock Pic 'We Are The Best!'

    Lukas Moodysson's 2000 film “Together” may have followed the director's breakout debut, “Fucking Amal,” but it is notable purely from a tonal standpoint as one of his most accessible and warm works in a sea of unrelenting dramas. Announced early last year, his latest film “VI ÄR BÄST!” (roughly tran...

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    'Last Night' Director Massy Tadjedin To Helm 'The Adults,' Shekhar Kapur To Helm 'Three Apples Fell From Heaven' & More

    After a string of films that seemed to challenge Michael Haneke in terms of unrelenting bleakness, it's then perhaps a slight shock to hear director Lukas Moodyson ("Lilya-4-Ever," "A Hole In My Heart") contemplating brighter pastures for his next film. However, earlier this year he claimed just tha...

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    Lukas Moodysson To Direct '80s Set Punk Rock Pic 'VI ÄR BÄST!'

    Lukas Moodysson sure knows how to bring a bad time. Films like "Lilya-4-Ever," "A Hole In My Heart" and "Mammoth" viewers were left stung with unrelenting and at times, hard to watch drama that was unshakeable even after you left the theater. But for his next effort, he...

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