Cleveland International Film Festival } March 29 – April 9, 2017 Presented by Dollar Bank



Year: 2013
Run Time: 98 minutes


Robert has an unusual ailment. He’s allergic to music. Hiding from his domineering wife, he huddles in his basement over a series of mysterious synthesizers, seeking a cure for his bizarre allergen. Late one night he stumbles upon a remarkable discovery: a low-frequency oscillation (LFO) signal that lends itself to an intense form of hypnosis. It doesn’t take him long to realize that he can make anyone do anything he wants. He sets his sights on the new next-door neighbors: an amiable beauty named Linn and her slimy husband Simon. Thus begins a series of increasingly perverse manipulations of the young newlyweds that leaves Robert plummeting from reality. Antonio Tublén’s razor-sharp LFO is a fun, freaky descent into the depths of the human psyche, told through mind-bending twists mixed with jet-black humor. By the time Robert reaches his absurd, maniacal grand vision, he’s become a swinging pendulum, hypnotizing us to the screen. (In Swedish with subtitles) —C.P.


CIFF38 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Screening @ Cinemark Valley View

Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM

After Hours
Scandinavian Screenings

Antonio TublÚn

Alexander Br°ndsted, Fredric Ollerstam, Antonio TublÚn

Antonio TublÚn

Alexander Br°ndsted

Antonio TublÚn

Principal Cast
Patrik Karlson, Izabella Jo Tschig, Per L÷fberg, Ahnna Rasch

Director Bio
Antonio TublÚn is a Swedish filmmaker with a decade of experience. His film "Original" won the Golden Goblet for best film at the Shanghai International Film Festival in 2009.

Select Filmography
"Original" (2009), LFO (2013)

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