Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working as a prostitute, and later meets Andrei. He offers her a good job in Sweden, but when Lilya arrives her life quickly enters a downward spiral.

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  1. Lukas Moodysson

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Oksana Akinshina

    Oksana Akinshina


  2. AB

    Artyom Bogucharsky


  3. LA

    Lyubov Agapova

    Lilja's mother

  4. LS

    Liliya Shinkaryova

    Aunt Anna

  5. EB

    Elina Benenson


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Original Title Lilja 4-Ever

Status Released

Original Language Swedish

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 23, 2002
    R, Theatrical



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