The storyline is about a son’s father (Lars Karlsteen) and mother (Maud Backeus) who come to visit him (Peter Egge) and his girlfriend (Kajsa Wilund) for the first time. The father continually criticizes the living condition his son is living in.
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In its 9 minutes length, Andersson brings up social subjects such as working class’ life, women’s role/wife’s submission, conflict of generations. Time changed, things changed, but the scene of the family at the table could still be reproduced today, forty four years later:
“You can’t just read magazines. Read some books too”. You can’t just get on the internet. Read some books too.