|Kidz in da Hood|
|Directed by|| Catti Edfeldt |
|Produced by|| Peter Holthausen |
|Written by|| Ylva Gustavsson |
|Music by||Fabian Torsson|
|Edited by||Roger Sellberg|
|96 minutes (Berlin International Film Festival)|
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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