Foreign Favourites: Lilya 4-Ever

Alex Raphael

I wasn’t expecting to add any more to my Foreign Favourites series, but when Robbinsrealm Blog got in touch I just had to let him in. In fact, there’s really no reason to close it off. So if anyone is reading this and wants to write an entry of a film that hasn’t already been covered and keeps to the other basic rules listed, I’d be happy to put it up.

I’ve put Robbinrealm Blog’s review below. If you haven’t already checked out his very impressive site, you really should. It’s got loads of intelligent and thoughtful reviews and articles, including recent ones on House of Cards and the career of Mexican golden boy Alfonso Cuarón.

Lilya 4-Ever film poster

Synopsis: Swedish director Lukas Moodysson’s third movie, “Lilya 4-Ever,” concerns itself with its title character, Lilya, played in an emotionally impactful way by Russian actress, Oksana Akinshina. Hungry and living in poverty…

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About robbinsrealm

I was born in Smithtown, New York, and grew up, worked, and lived in various areas of Long Island before moving to Boca Raton, Florida where I now make my home. In addition to being an aspiring writer, I am also an English teacher. I have a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master’s Degree in Education, both from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. In my spare time you will find me engrossed in books, watching movies, socializing with friends, or just staying active.
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