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Original title Flickan
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,94 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed for all
Swedish release 2009-09-04

Plot summary

In a lonely house on the countryside a ten year old girl takes her first steps from childhood into the world of grown-ups. The girl has to spend her summer with her bohemian aunt when her...

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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

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Swedish release title
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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Stunt Coordinator
Script Supervisor
Story Editor
Executive Producer
Associate Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Legally responsible
Unit Manager
Production Assistant
Casting
Production Accountant
Casting Assistant
Unit Publicist
Marketing
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Digital Editing
Digital Grading
Visual Effects
Musician
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Driver
Costume Assistant
Stunt
Boom Operator
Sound Editor
Foley
Dialogue Editor
Sound Effects Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Legal Advisor
Trailer
Other Crew
Governess
Insurance

Cast

Blanca Engström flickan
Shanti Roney pappan
Annika Hallin mamman
Calle Lindqvist Petter
Tova Magnusson-Norling Anna
Leif Andrée Gunnar
Ia Langhammer Elisabeth
Emma Wigfeldt Tina
Michelle Vistam Gisela
Vidar Fors Ola
Mats Blomgren Olas pappa
Krystof Hadek ballongmannen
Eleonora Gröning simskolefröken
Per Burell Björn Curman
Henric Holmberg herrmiddagsvärd

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Plot summary

In a lonely house on the countryside a ten year old girl takes her first steps from childhood into the world of grown-ups. The girl has to spend her summer with her bohemian aunt when her parents go to Africa to work with an aid project. But the aunt isn’t reliable and when she goes off sailing with a man she has met, the girl decides to take care of herself.
A tragic and humorous journey starts, a journey that will put the girl through many tests. Through her neighbours and occasional visitors to the house she meets an absurd and insensitive grown-up world. Losing contact with reality, she becomes more and more withdrawn from the outside world, yet manages to find some relief in her own world of books, dreams, pictures and experiments


Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 146696
Date 2009-05-14
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2735 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 511, 532, 572, 551, 463, 106.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2735 meter
Length in minutes 100 min
Reels 6 rullar


Production location

Upphärad Trollhättan Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2009-09-04 Sweden 100 min
Festival showing 2010-02-02 Handels Göteborg Sweden 33:e Göteborg International Film Festival.
2010-03-18 Victoria Malmö Sweden 95 min BUFF Filmfestival 2010.
DVD release 2010-02-24 Sweden
TV showing 2013-05-11 SVT2 Sweden
2015-08-08 SVT1 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Voulez-Vous
By Björn Ulvaeus (1979)
Benny Andersson (1979)
Lyrics Björn Ulvaeus (1973)
Performed by ABBA


Original title Nisse tänker sjöman bli
Composer Birger Arwidsson (1943)
Lyrics Ester Callersten (1943)


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2010 Best Cinematography Hoyte van Hoytema
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2010 Best Director Fredrik Edfeldt
Stockholm 2010 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Tova Magnusson-Norling
Stockholm 2010 Best Screenplay Karin Arrhenius
Festival Award Breda 2010 Dioraphte Award, International Film Festival Breda, Holland.
Greta Award (Swedish Association of Film Critics award) 2010 (årets film / Greta Award, The Swedish Association of Film Critics, Sverige)
FIPRESCI Reykjavik 2009 (FIPRESCI-priset/FIPRESCI Award vid Reykjavik International Film Festival, Reykjavik, Island)
Special Mention Berlin 2009 (Special mention for best first feature, Berlinale Generation Kplus)
Berlin 2009 (i sektionen Gerneration Kplus. Juryns motivering: The Special Mention goes to a feature film, which we think is a stunning portrait of childhood solitude. We loved this film for its delicate and poet
Festival Award Kristiansand 2009 (CIFEJ-priset/prize vid Kristiansand Int'l Children's Film Festival, Norge)
Montreal 2009 (juryns specialomnämnande/Jury’s Special Mentions vid 38e Festival du Nouevau Cinema, Montreal, Kanada)
Bellinzona 2009 (The Silver Castle vid Castellinaria international film festival, Bellinzona, Schweiz)
Aten 2009 (publikens pris/audience award, 15th Athens International Film Festival, Grekland)
Arras 2009 (Golden Atlas/Jury Grand Prix, 10ème Festival International Du Film D'arras : L'Autre Cinéma, Frankrike)

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 Duplicate positive
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2735


Element type Digital intermediate
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Flickan
Extent 27 s.
Language English


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Flickan. Version 20071211. Av Karin Arrhenius.
Extent 97 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Flickan av Karin Arrhenius. Version 11 december 2007.
Extent 97 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Flickan. Version 11 april 2007. Av Karin Arrhenuis.
Extent 99 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Flickan. Version 2 januari 2006. Av Karin Arrhenius.
Extent 95 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Flickan (The Girl). Dialogue list 29 jan. Final version.
Extent 19 s. + 7 s. eftertext och musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Flickan (The girl). Dialogue list 23 jan.
Extent 20 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Synopsis
Script title The girl. Synopsis. Karin Arrheniius. 2008.
Extent 1 s.
Language English


Script type Kringmaterial
Language Swedish


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


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