VINTERVIKEN (1996)

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Alternative titles

  • WINTER BAY Alternative

Synopsis

A story about John-John, a young mixed race boy who lives in a small Stockholm suburb with his mother, sister and a step-father he calls "Shithead". One warm summer day, John-John and his best friend Sluggo, steal a canoe and paddle across Winter Bay to the fashionable suburb of Apple Bay. They witness an accident and John-John saves a young girl from drowning. As a reward, the grateful parents invite the boys home to their villa thereby opening the door to a, for John-John, previously unknown world. In the villa John-John lays eyes upon the other daughter, Elisabeth, and is immediately smitten. In the evening John-John and Sluggo return to Apple Bay and break into the villa to steal money. When school starts, John-John discovers that he has a new classmate; Elisabeth.

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