MOUSSE is a medium lenght droll and blackly comic tale of an honest criminal and police ineptitude.
Mousse is a droll and blackly comic tale of an "honest criminal" and police ineptitude. Through the enigmatic but engaging lead character Mousse, we are invited to empathies with his position of seeming desperation that leads him to a petty criminal act. In the face of his existential motivations, we see the real pettiness of contemporary society, where small-time gambling and scrambling for small financial rewards battle for supremacy against bigger, ethical issues; where the inanities of a police force that represent the state and authority demonstrate the ridiculous nature of order and control.
What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It's during the year's biggest horse race event and the betting center Washington's Tobacco looks like the ultimate hit for some fast cash. Mousse is a man of pride and principles and is fed up with living as a second-class citizen. But what happens when he faces principles different to his own?
Starring Stephane Bertola, Gunnar Ernblad, Marinette Dahlin, Roberto Gonzalez, Jonas Ahlgren, Goran Aman, Patrick Edgren, Raymond Ansbro, Viktor Friberg, Sven Gatenmalm, Bertil Hellberg, Nisse Broman
Directed By John Hellberg
Written By John Hellberg
Screenplay By John Hellberg
Produced By Autoboys AB, Kjell Ahlund, Fredrik Bjelke
Winner of Platinum Remi Award - Houston Worldfest International Film Festival
Winner of "Best comedy" in competition - Honolulu Film Awards
Best picture / Best Screenplay - Maverick Movie awards 2013
Best director / Best actress - Chicago Comedy Film Festival 2013
Best Short Drama - Twin Rivers Film Festival 2013