R min Drama, Horror, Mystery. A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult. Crime, Drama, Thriller. A man takes a job offer, soon learning about their unorthodox rules and routines. Votes: Votes: 55, R 89 min Action, Thriller.
Understanding Their Roots -
Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. Upon its release, some in Sweden felt that it showed a prejudice towards Swedes living up north, a claim denied by the director. But while reading about uncomfortable events is one thing, seeing them play out on screen is another.
General Foreign Attitude and Partial Misconceptions -
R 96 min Drama, Romance. A pair of teenagers meet one summer day, start a reckless affair and abandon their families to be with one another. Votes: 12,
This study focuses on the narratives of four young Swedish women who were interviewed about their experiences of heterosexual casual sex. Although Reay bemoans the lack of a historical perspective on the phenomenon of casual sex, and reminds us that the practice of uncommitted sex is not an invention of modernity, theoretical Bauman ; Giddens ; Sigusch as well as empirical Kalish and Kimmel ; Paul and Hayes ; Timmerman and Courtois scholars tend to describe it as a fairly new and growing practice. The plethora of empirical studies in this area over the last decade also suggests that an increasing number of researchers find casual sex to be an important topic of investigation cf. Boislard et al. In this study, we want to contribute to the field by analyzing the narratives of four young Swedish women who were interviewed on the basis of their experiences of heterosexual casual sex. As pointed out by Farvid and Braun , p. It is associated with unwanted pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, mental problems, and other difficulties, and young females are identified as a particularly vulnerable group in numerous studies e.