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Original title Du levande
Form Feature
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2007-09-21

Cast

Björn Englund
tubaspelaren

Birgitta Persson
tubaspelarens fru

Lennart Eriksson
mannen på balkongen

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Plot summary

You, the living is about the human being, about her greatness and her miserableness, her joy and sorrow, her self-confidence and anxiety. A being at whom we want to laugh and also cry...

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Festival contact (feature):

Petter Mattsson
+46 8 665 11 34
petter.mattsson@filminstitutet.se

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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Technical Advisor
Co-Producer
Associate Producer
Administration
Production Coordinator
Production Assistant
Casting
Production Accountant
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
First Assistant Cameraman
Color Timer
Negative Cutter
Lab Coordinator
Scanner
Digital Grading
Musical Arrangement
Orchestra
Conductor
Music Recording Supervisor
Set Decorator
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Costume Designer
Construction Coordinator
Costume Assistant
Make-up Assistant
Caterer
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Graphic Design
Translation
Legal Advisor
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Plot summary

You, the living is about the human being, about her greatness and her miserableness, her joy and sorrow, her self-confidence and anxiety. A being at whom we want to laugh and also cry for. It is simply a tragic comedy or a comic tragedy about us.

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 144512
Date 2007-08-02
Classification Allowed from age 7
Notes Aktindelning: 538-480-512-477-560 = 2547 m - 93 minuter. Aktlängder: 538, 480, 512, 477, 560.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound system Dolby Stereo Spectral Recording Digital
Colour system Colour
Width 35 mm
Length in metres 2547 meter
Length in minutes 93 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

2005 2007
Studio 24 Stockholm Sweden
Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2007-09-21 Sweden 93 min
Festival showing 2007-05-24 Cannes France
2007-06 Karlovy Vary Czech Republic
2007-08 Haugesund Norway
2007-09-07 Toronto, Ontario Canada
2007-10 Chicago USA
2007-11 Sevilla Spain
TV showing 2010-05-08 SVT2 Sweden 89 min
2013-08-29 SVT2 Sweden
2013-08-29 SVT2 Sweden
DVD release 2008-04-09 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Pulsation
Composer Benny Andersson


Original title Motorcykel
Composer Stockholm Classic Jazz Band
Lyrics Roy Andersson
Performed by Stockholm Classic Jazz Band


Original title Creole Song
Composer Edward Ory
Orchestra Papa Bues Viking Jazzband


Original title En liden vit kanin
Composer Sven Gustafson (1936)
Lyrics Sven Gustafson (1936)


Original title O alte Burschenherrlichkeit
Lyrics Eugen Höfling (tysk text 1825)
August Lindh (svensk text)
Sung by kör


Original title När solen lyser klart
Composer Gunnar Wernström
Lyrics Gösta Wernström


Original title Odnozvučno gremit kolokol'čik
Lyrics Lydia Lithell (svensk text 1947 - "Jag har hört ...")


Original title She's No Trouble
Composer Bennie Moten
Thamon Hayes
Orchestra Papa Bues Viking Jazzband


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2008 Best Picture
Festival Award Fantasporto 2008 Roy Andersson (pris till bästa regissör/best director award vid filmfestivalen i Fantasporto, Portugal)
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2008 Best Screenplay Roy Andersson
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2008 Best Cinematography Gustav Danielsson
The Nordic Council Film Prize Helsingfors 2008
Prize Helsingfors 2008 Pernilla Sandström
Helsingfors 2008 Roy Andersson Nordiska Rådets filmpris.
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2008 Best Director Roy Andersson
Festival Award Mamaia 2007 (kritikerpriset/critic's prize, Independent Producers International Film Festival, Mamaia, Rumänien
Neuchatel 2007 (Titra Award, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Schweiz)
Neuchatel 2007 (H.R. Giger Award “Narcisse” for Best Movie Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Schweiz)
Sevilla 2007 (juryns specialpris/special jury award, Seville Film Festival, Spanien
Quend-Plage 2007 (Amphore d'or, Festival de Quend, Quend-Plage, Frankrike)
Antalya 2007 (juryns specialpris/special jury award, International Eurasia Film Festival, Antalya, Turkiet
Ghent 2007 Robert Hefter (Georges Delerue Award for bästa musik/best music, Flanders International Film Festival, Ghent, Belgien)
Haugesund 2007 (Andreas Award, The Norwegian International Film Festival, Haugesund, Norge)
Haugesund 2007 (kritikerpriset/film critic’s award vid The Norwegian International Film Festival, Haugesund, Norge)
Silver Hugo Chicago 2007 Roy Andersson (Silver Hugo for Direction, Chicago International Film Festival, USA)

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplikatpositiv
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2547


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista. 23/4 -2007.
Extent 37 s. + 2 s. eftertext samt musiklista endast i digital form..
Language Swedish


Script type Synopsis
Script title You the living
Extent 1 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Du levande. Engelsk text.
Extent 37 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title You, the living. By Roy Andersson.
Extent 62 s.
Language English


Holdings Stills

Black and white print 16
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language English


Type Program/Promotion material
Language English


Type Program/Promotion material


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