Kidz in da Hood

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Kidz in da Hood
Directed by Catti Edfeldt
Ylva Gustavsson
Produced by Peter Holthausen
Pontus Sjöman
Written by Ylva Gustavsson
Hans Renhäll
Starring See below
Music by Fabian Torsson
Cinematography Jallo Faber
Edited by Roger Sellberg
Running time
96 minutes (Berlin International Film Festival)
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Kidz in da Hood (Swedish title: Förortsungar lit. "Suburb kids") is a 2006 Swedish film directed by Catti Edfeldt and Ylva Gustavsson.


The film is also known as F.O.U. in Sweden (promotional abbreviation).

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