Dir. Mikael Halfstrom
Cast: Andreas Wilson, Linda Zilliacus, Henrik Lundstrom, Gustav Skarsgard.
Moviola Film and Television, Nordisk Film A/S, 2004. Language: Swedish. 113 min.
Based in Jan Guillou’s novel. Located in Sweden in the 50’s, Erik Ponti is a teenager that lives with his mother and his stepfather whom abuses of him physically. He gets expelled from school because of his violent behaviour, so his mother decides to send him to Stjärnsberg, a private college that is mainly ruled by the students. Erik finds himself affected by this policies and has to find a way to avoid violence, and yet to fight against the institution and its regulations.