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Gösta & Lennart

Sweden, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Documentary)

Director: Babak Najafi

Lennart is in his fifties and has been abandoned by his gay partner. He finds love and happiness in the legacy of the affair - a four-year-old, 75-pound bulldog called Gösta.

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