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ROOTS AND ROUTES A SWEDISH-LEBANESE TALE OF EXILE AND BELONGING

y first contact with Sweden was through the film by the “demon director” Ingmar Bergman. The projection took place in one of Beirut's smaller cinemas. Not surprisingly, we were a handful of people sitting stuck to our chairs. There was some kind of enchantment over the characters in the movie, we couldn't help but notice their natural charisma, their rhythm, their beauty, their laziness. Five years later, I came to Sweden. Small red cottages, strawberries, high buildings in the middle of the forest, the play of Nordic light, order and discipline, no poverty — it was a country that worked according to the recipe. The direction was set, the goal was close: It was former Prime Minister Per Albin's HOME in 1920

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