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Original title Förortsungar
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,21 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2006-10-27

Plot summary

This is the gripping and touching story of Amina who came to Sweden with her grandfather 3 years ago. Amina still hasn’t got a residence permit and when her grandfather dies suddenly,...

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Festival contact (feature):

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

Theo Tsappos
+46 8 665 11 33
theo.tsappos@filminstitutet.se

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
Alternative title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Script Supervisor
Administration
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Unit Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Extras Casting
Production Accountant
Post Production Supervisor
Unit Publicist
Marketing
Crosspromotion
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Assistant Cameraman
Steadicam Operator
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Color Timer
Lab Coordinator
Scanner
On-line Editing
Digital Grading
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Driver
Construction Coordinator
Stunt
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Assistant
Sound Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Graphic Design
Trailer
Behind the scenes
Other Crew
Governess
Rights Owner
Insurance
Completion Bond

Cast

Gustaf Skarsgård Johan
Beylula Kidane Adgoy Amina
Jennifer Brown Janet
Sanna Ekman Maggan
Sunil Munshi Jesper
Dogge Doggelito Viktor
Olle Sarri Berra
Bounce
Embla Hjulström Mirre
Teo Runsiö Micke
Jonathan Kurkson Hassan
Christopher Mhina Marco
Hannu Kiviaho Pekka
Fredrik Eddari Ali
Peter Jezewski Johnny
Alejandro Castillo Antonio
Marienette Dahlin polis
Douglas Johansson socialarbetare
Eduardo Grutzky restaurangchef
Majken Pollack läkare
Cesar Fulgencio läkare
Johan Bååth sångare i Johans band.
Fredrik Cronsten gitarrist i Johans band
Jonas Thir basist i Johans band
Anders Eurén trumslagare i Johans band
Alvaro Aguilera (dansare)
Joe Joe (dansare)
Ambra Succi (dansare)
David Dalmo (dansare)
Jennie Widegren (dansare)
Filmon Michael (dansare)

Companies

Production Company Gilda Film AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2005
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Sonet Film AB 2006
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB 2007
Laboratory Nordisk Film Post Production AB
Equipment Dagsljus Filmequipment AB
Dagsljus Filmequipment AB
Digital Work and Adaptation Fido Film AB
Caterer Britts Corner
Britts Corner
Insurance Media Insurance Brokers ApS
Production Accountant Film Finances Scandinavia ApS

Plot summary

This is the gripping and touching story of Amina who came to Sweden with her grandfather 3 years ago. Amina still hasn’t got a residence permit and when her grandfather dies suddenly, everything comes to a head.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 143398
Date 2006-08-31
Classification Allowed from age 7
Original length 2628 meters
Notes Bedömningsgrund för åldersgräns: Inslag av morfar som förefaller kvävas i hostattack inför sitt förtvivlade barnbarn samt barn som hålles uppochned under dödshot. Aktindelning: 577-573-572-571-335 = 2628 m.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound system Dolby Stereo Spectral Recording Digital
Width 35 mm
Length in minutes 96 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

Fittja Stockholm Sweden 2005-11-21

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2006-10-27 Astoria Sickla Nacka Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Bio Cosmopolite 96 min
2006-10-27 BioPalatset Stockholm Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Camera Täby Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Filmstaden Heron City Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Filmstaden Kista Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Filmstaden Råsunda Solna Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Filmstaden Sergel Stockholm Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Filmstaden Söder Stockholm Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Filmstaden Vällingby Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Grand Lidingö Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Sollentuna Bio Sollentuna Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Biokällan Märsta Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 Centrum Bio Upplands Väsby Sweden 96 min
2006-10-27 (samt på 46 andra orter i Sverige)
DVD release (rental) 2007-03-21 Sweden
DVD release (buy) 2007-03-21 Sweden
DVD release 2007-03-21 Sweden

Awards

Festival Award Galicja 2008 (Golden Max vid festivalen i Galicja i Polen)
Münster 2008 (Filmpreis Jule vid Kinderfilmfest i Münster)
Hannover 2008 (juryns specialomnämnande/special mention vid Kinderfilmfest i Hannover, Tyskland)
Montreal 2008 (juryns specialpris/special jury award vid Montréal Children Film Fest)
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2007 Best Picture
Festival Award Toronto 2007 (Bästa långfilm för barn 10-11år/Golden Sprockets Award, Sprockets Toronto Internationella barnfilmfestival)
Stuttgart 2007 (huvudpriset/main award, Stuttgart Children's Film Festival, Tyskland)
Amsterdam 2007 (KPN Cinekid Lion vid Cinekid, Amsterdam, Nederländerna)
Gijon 2007 (bästa film/best film i sektionen Enfantes Terrible 6-12 år)
Giffoni 2007 (Golden Gryphon för bästa film/best film i First Screens Section, Giffoni Film Festival, Italien)
Amsterdam 2007 (Cinekid, publikpriset)
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2007 Best Director Ylva Gustavsson
Festival Award Amsterdam 2007 (Cinekid, Gulddelfinen CIFEJ:s stora pris)
Kristiansand 2007 (bästa film/best film samt det internationella CIFEJ-priset)
Göteborg 2007 (Göteborgs Stora Filmpris)
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2007 Best Achievement Fabian Torsson (inom yrkeskategorierna ljudtekniker, mixare och kompositör)
Stockholm 2007 Best Screenplay Hans Renhäll
Stockholm 2007 Best Screenplay Ylva Gustavsson
Stockholm 2007 Best Actor in a Leading Role Gustaf Skarsgård
Stockholm 2007 Best Director Catti Edfeldt
Festival Award Nicosia 2007 (bästa film/best movie, International Children's Film Festival of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cypern

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 Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplicate positive
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2628


Element type Original picture negative
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type SEPMAG
Gauge DTS-skiva


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Extent 83 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Förortsungar. Dialoglista.
Extent 67 s. + 5 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Förortsungar. Korr 3. 060906.
Extent 58 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Förortsungar. Av Ylva gustavsson, Hans Renhäll, bearbetning Lena Clyne. Version november 2004.
Extent 96 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Förortsungar. Av Ylva gustavsson, Hans Renhäll, bearbetning Lena Clyne. Inspelningsmanus 051102. Version november 2005.
Extent 83 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Förortsungar. Av Ylva gustavsson, Hans Renhäll, bearbetning Lena Clyne. Inspelningsmanus 050926 slutversion. Version augusti 2005.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 45 s.
Language Engelska


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Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Frames per second 24
Length in minutes 96 min
Dialogue


Holdings Film

Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge WAV


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge WAV


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
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Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
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Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge H264


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