Hans Peter Moland’s A Somewhat Gentle Man is fun.

Fresh out of prison for murder, Ulrik has to cope with his past made of frustrated women, petty gangsters, his disapproving son and a snitch.

AA Somewhat Gentle Man is a highly unusual crime comedy-drama with sharp-witted sarcastic Humor, good timing and great acting, especially from its lead Stellan Skarsgård who looks so sad and lost. How to take commonplaces of the genre and turn it upside down to something fresh with fine balance is what it’s about. Who would have thought such a miserable life could be so funny…


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