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An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The thieves used an elaborate scheme called the ‘little brother number’ or ‘brother trick’, involving advanced role-play and gang rhetoric rather than physical violence.

Certificate: 15     Distributor: Soda Pictures

Dir. Ruben Östlund,  Sweden/Denmark/Finland, 2011, 118 min, subtitles

Cast:  Kevin Vaz, Anas Abdirahman, Yannick Diakité 

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