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Original title Godkänd
Film type Short
Category Fiction
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Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue

Cast

Josef Cahoon
Christoffer Stenhammar

Fanny Askerfors
Angelica

Marie Richardson
Annelie Stenhammar, Christoffers mamma

Plot summary

Approve is a blackmail drama, a power-game amongst three adolescents who use manipulation, dominance and sexuality as weapons to achieve what they want. Approve is about...

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Cast

Josef Cahoon Christoffer Stenhammar
Fanny Askerfors Angelica
Rickard Tauriainen Lukas
Marie Richardson Annelie Stenhammar, Christoffers mamma

Companies

Production Company Tre Vänner Produktion AB
Co-Production Company Film i Väst AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2005 (DigiBeta)
Sveriges Television AB. SVT Väst
Equipment CineStar Rental AB (ljus)
Ton & Vision (ljud)
Ljud & Bildmedia AB (kamera)
Sales Tre Vänner Produktion AB
Other Company Nordisk Film Post Production AB (online)

Plot summary

Approve is a blackmail drama, a power-game amongst three adolescents who use manipulation, dominance and sexuality as weapons to achieve what they want. Approve is about getting a pass or fail in today's society, about how far people are prepared to go and about which limits they are prepared to go beyond in order to reach their goals.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 142857
Date 2006-02-23
Classification Allowed from age 11
Notes Bedömningsgrund för åldersgräns: Inslag av tvång och hot samt kvinna som hotas med kniv.


Technical specifications

Frames per second 25
Length in minutes 29 min


Original work

Original title Godkänd (Play)
Author Lisa Langseth


Production location

Trollhättan Sweden 2005-10-31 2005-11

Release dates

Festival showing 2006-02-02 Haga 1 29 min (35 mm, Göteborg Film Festival)
TV showing 2006-07-26 SVT2 Sweden 29 min
2007-07-13 SVT2 Sweden 29 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title It Must Have Been Love
Composer Per Gessle (1987)
Lyrics Per Gessle (1987)


Original title Sjungom studentens lyckliga dag
Composer G***** (1851)
Lyrics Herman Sätherberg
Singer Lunds Studentsångförening


Original title Jaja, Ibiza
Composer Per-Erik Winberg
Lyrics Per-Erik Winberg


Original title I Am Sexy
Composer Per-Erik Winberg
Lyrics Per-Erik Winberg


Original title Heading 4 the Highway
Composer Lisa Holmqvist
Lyrics Lisa Holmqvist


Original title Intro
Composer Lisa Holmqvist


Awards

Festival Award Torino 2007 (bästa kortfilm/best short film, Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Italien)
Svensk novellfilm 2005 (2006) contains Approve (2006)

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 Digital intermediate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Grading data
Gauge Disc


Element type Video tape digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)


Element type Video tape digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)


Element type Video master
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Godkänd. En novellfilm av Lisa Langseth. 22 oktober 2005. Inspelningsmanus.
Extent 27 s. Personlista (1 s.) ingår.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Godkänd. Dialoglista.
Extent 13 s. + 3 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista i ex. 1.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Godkänd. Engelsk version. 9 feb -06.
Extent 21 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Godkänd. En novellfilm av Lisa Langseth. Inspelningsmanus 26 oktober 2005.
Extent 24 s. Personlista (1 s.) ingår.
Language Svenska


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


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