Henrik is a young father who lives in Stockholm, constantly plagued by nightmares with his deceased mother. One day, he receives the news that his father, father, who lives in a remote village, it is drowned and died. The circumstances of drowning are mysterious. Henrik travels to the village to investigate the cause of his death. To find out more about the drowning and on his father, the door to the unknown and open. Shadows of the past emerge, returning to this world for one reason only: revenge.
Pretty lame and slow....
The filmmakers seem to think that "the old dead priest was sexually abusing children and that's why someone ended up killing him" was a shocking twist. (Seriously, the local woman talks about a 'harlot leading the old priest astray' within the first half hour of the film, I do not consider it a spoiler.)
So what's this big speech at the end about? Well the priest decides he's an atheist now. (That came as a surprise.) And that hell is a method of controlling the faithful. And he interestingly notes (though this isn't something he learnt during the course of the film) that when it was decided that believers no longer be preached hell, it was said that there would…
Con una interpretación protagonista que no se la cree ni el propio actor, Intenta abarcar tantos elementos: dramas familiares, apariciones fantasmales, asesinatos, crisis de fe,... que acaba convertida en un barullo del que sale en forma de panfletario discurso final.
Och nö, nach langem Wiederstand hatte ich mich doch von einem Kumpel dazu überreden lassen! Hätte ich mal auf mein Gefühl gehört... Psalm 21 ist eigentlich nur aus trashiger sicht halbwegs ansehbar! Die Story ist doof und unzusammenhängend, die Schauspieler hölzern und die deutsche Synchro ein wahrer Graus! Einzig die Masken und die Antikirchen-Message reißen (ein ganz klein wenig) was rauß.
The actors aren't bad, if only you could take this movie seriously. What a mess! Swedish drama meets Euro-trash mixed with slock chiller. Silly and borderline unwatchable. The endíng is way overdone, so much so that some might get a kick out of it.