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.

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

This is the story of Amina, a girl from Sierra Leone seeking asylum in Sweden. The second key figure in the story is Headbanger Johan, played by Gustaf Skarsgård. The film is about how their paths cross - a meeting that will change both their lives forever.

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Filming took place in Fittja and began on 21 November 2005.

The film won five Guldbagge Awards in 2007 in the categories Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor and Best performance for which the jury put it, "attitude and rocking the music."

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