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Original title Dockpojken
Form Short
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 2008-10-24

Cast

Johannes Nyholm
animatören

Bo Melin
kulturjournalist

Bahador Foladi
tidningsbud

Eric Saline
dockpojke stand-in

Samuel Castellon
taxichaufför

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Plot summary

For more than a decade, eccentric filmmaker Johannes Nyholm has worked on films featuring a little clay figure he calls "Puppetboy". Many hours of animation have been completed, yet very little...

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Festival contact (short):

Josefina Mothander
+46 8 665 12 67
Josefina.mothander@filminstitutet.se

Jing Haase
+46 8 665 11 43
jing.haase@filminstitutet.se

 

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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Mixer
Special Effects
Titles
Film Commissioner
Propman
Costume Designer
Trainee
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Cast

Johannes Nyholm animatören
Bo Melin kulturjournalist
Sanna Ingermaa Nilsson kameraman
Bahador Foladi tidningsbud
Eric Saline dockpojke stand-in
Samuel Castellon taxichaufför
Emilie Jonsson
Hans Godée
Maja Olsson

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Plot summary

For more than a decade, eccentric filmmaker Johannes Nyholm has worked on films featuring a little clay figure he calls "Puppetboy". Many hours of animation have been completed, yet very little has been made available to the public. Following Nyholm behind the scenes we discover a very intimate relationship between him and his protagonist.

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 145313
Date 2008-03-18
Classification Allowed for all


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 27 min


Release dates

Festival showing 2008-01-27 Bergakungen 5 Göteborg Sweden 28 min
2008-01-29 Bergakungen 6 Göteborg Sweden 28 min
2008-02-02 Haga 2 Göteborg Sweden 28 min
TV showing 2008-07-30 SVT2 Sweden 28 min
Festival showing 2008-10-21 Slottsbiografen Uppsala Sweden 27 min
2008-10-23 Regina Uppsala Sweden 27 min
Release in Sweden 2008-10-24 Sweden 28 min
Festival showing 2011-10-28 Grand Uppsala Sweden 27 min
2011-10-30 Fyrisbiografen Uppsala Sweden 27 min

Awards

Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2009 Best Short Film
Festival Award Hamburg 2008 (juryn pris/jury award vid Hamburg International short film festival)
Hamburg 2008 (publikpriset/ audience award
Uppsala 2008 (publikens pris vid 27:e Uppsala Internationella Kortfilmfestival)
Winterthur 2008 (Stora priset/main prize vid Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Schweiz)
Recife 2008 ((Young Critics Award, Janela International de Cinema, Recife, Brasilien)
Svensk novellfilm 2007 (2007) contains Puppetboy (2008)

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