Heartbreak Hotel
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Heartbreak Hotel
Not to be confused with the awful 1988 Chris Columbus picture of the same name, the Swedish-language comedy-drama Heartbreak Hotel gently explores the nuances and gradations in the blossoming friendship between two women. The film opens with a bitter, ugly and comically vulgar argument between gynecologist Elisabeth (Helena Bergstrom) and parking attendant Gudrun (Maria Lundkvist), who meet and immediately engage in a nasty dispute in a parking lot while Elisabeth is en route to her son's wedding. Such is their one and only interaction, until Gudrun experiences severe lower stomach pain… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Joyous film about an unlikely friendship between two women trying to put zest into their lives."
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
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