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A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron

Directed by Roy Andersson
Sweden, Norway, 2014
Comedy, Drama


Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesmen, take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition, unfolding in absurdist episodes: a sing-along at a 1940s beer hall, a randy flamenco teacher, a thirsty King Charles XII of Sweden en route to battle, and more slices of reality and fantasy.

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A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence Directed by Roy Andersson

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Golden Lion

Independent Spirit Awards

2016 | Nominee: Best International Film

European Film Awards

2015 | Winner: European Comedy

2015 | 4 nominations including: Audience Award

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