Watch: Swedish Suspense Thriller Short Film 'The Best of Intentions'

October 17, 2016
Source: Vimeo

The Best of Intentions Short Film

"I'd love to talk a little, we haven't done that very much." Another intriguing and well-made short film to feature this month. The Best of Intentions, also known as Han som ville henne så väl in Swedish, is a Swedish suspense thriller short film directed by actor Emil Jonsson - who also stars in this film. Famous Swedish actor Per Ragnar, seen in Light the Right One In, co-stars as a father of a disabled woman who comes to confront one of the workers at the care home where she lives. It's described as a thriller "in the vein of old Twilight Zone episodes" and definitely has that feel. The two lead performances are outstanding, and the tension building is impressive. It's a thought-provoking thriller cleverly addressing moral dilemmas.

The Best of Intentions Poster

Description from Vimeo: "Per Ragnar is utterly believable as the vindictive father of a disabled girl in a care home. Convinced that his daughter has been sexually molested by one of the staff, he is determined to exact revenge." The Best of Intentions (titled Han som ville henne så väl in Swedish) is directed by Swedish filmmaker Emil Jonsson, from a script written by Björn Boström & Emil Jonsson; with music composed by Peter Nylander. Starring Per Ragnar & Emil Jonsson. This short film has played at the Palm Springs International ShortFest, Gothenburg International Film Festival, Starz Denver Film Festival and many other fests before. For more info, visit the film's official website. To watch even more shorts, click here. Thoughts?

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    Quite good. I wonder if it could have been a bit better if they decided to have more scenes of just dialogue without the synth track?




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