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Play full movie is released on Nov 11, 2011. Watch Play online - the English Drama movie from Sweden , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $103,990. Play is directed by Ruben Östlund and created by Erik Hemmendorff with Anas Abdirahman and Sebastian Blyckert. Play is available online on Criterion Channel and IndieFlix.

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.

As know as:

Hra, Play - Gyerekjáték?, プレイ, Play - Nur ein Spiel, Игра


Sweden, France, South Korea


English, French, Swedish

Production Companies:

Coproduction Office, Coproduction Office, Film i Väst

Gross worldwide:



Scott Tobias
The Dissolve
Play marks stlund's extraordinary growth as a stylist.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 15, 2015
Ben Kenigsberg
New York Times
The ambient soundtrack enhances the sense of outsiders' indifference.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 13, 2015
Elise Nakhnikian
Slant Magazine
It concerns how our compulsion to construct and comply with an acceptable public face can make us act against our own instincts and self-interest.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 13, 2015

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