Sixteen-year old Erik’s life is tainted by violence and conflict. After being expelled from his school he is given a last chance to finish his studies at Stjarnsberg a boarding school. Unfortunately, Stjarnsberg turns out to be a place of evil where younger students are being bullied by the older ones. Will Erik’s permanent revolt threaten his entire future and drag him into an endless spiral of violence ? —INFINE
Jan Mikael Håfström (born 1 July 1960 in Lund), known as Mikael Håfström, is a Swedish screenwriter and director. Håfström directed the exorcism thriller The Rite, which is based on a novel from Matt Baglio. —Wikipedia
The soul of "Evil" is divided equally between a sunny made-for-television morality tale and a gritty, violent story of responsibility and standing up against what one perceives as unjust. The period is crafted wonderfully, with a devious enemy and a righteous (albeit rough) lead. It's always a satisfying watch.