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Leaps and Bounds (2007)

Hoppet (original title)
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Azad comes to Sweden by mistake. In order to blend in with the family that hides him, he has to pretend that he is nine years old. Suddenly he's quite alone in a new country and doesn't ... See full summary »

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Petter Næss
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ali Abdulsalam Ali Abdulsalam ... Azad
Mehmet Aras Mehmet Aras ... Hussein
Per Fritzell ... Bosse
Dler Resul Dler Resul ... Father of Azad
Richard Jarl Richard Jarl ... Markus
Telar Hirani Telar Hirani ... Naza
Ronas Gemici Ronas Gemici ... Tigris
Lina Welander Lina Welander ... Helga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kajsa Bergqvist ... Herself
Paiv Darbandi Paiv Darbandi ... Tigris 8 years old
Johanna Dickson Johanna Dickson ... Daughter at airport
Tor Dickson Tor Dickson ... Father at airport
Suzanna Dilber Suzanna Dilber ... Teacher
Marie Göranzon ... Drunk woman
Anna Jonasson Anna Jonasson ... Busdriver minibus
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Azad comes to Sweden by mistake. In order to blend in with the family that hides him, he has to pretend that he is nine years old. Suddenly he's quite alone in a new country and doesn't understand the language. But with the help of a spaced-out hot dog vendor, the coolest guy in school and world champion Kajsa Bergqvist maybe he can meet his real family again. Written by Anders Bergh

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Sweden | Norway | Germany

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

9 February 2007 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Almata See more »

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$27,963
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A nice and kind "Zozo"
13 February 2007 | by SkruttanSee all my reviews

If you have Zozo, you can say that this is kind of like it, except that Zozo is a very serious and realistic movie, when this is more like a "feelgood" movie about a boy that want to be an athlete like Kajsa Bergkvist. He comes to Sweden, away from the war in his country, in the start it's very hard to live in the new country, but he's starting to grip the situation and gets a lot of friends and respect. I liked this movie, it was fun sometimes and the actors was good, and sometimes brilliant, especially the little boy(played by the infamous Ali Ali) and the hot dog-man(played by the wonderful actor Peter Stormare), but(and this is a big "but")the movie was far to short, and it did'not got the energy that a movie must have.


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