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Original title Tussilago
Form Short
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Classification Allowed for all
Swedish release 2010-10-08

Plot summary

West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested in Stockholm on March 31, 1977. He was leading a group planning to kidnap Swedish politician Anna-Greta Leijon. A number of suspects were...

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Festival contact (short):

Josefina Mothander
+46 8 665 12 67

Jing Haase
+46 8 665 11 43



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Production Manager
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Film Editor
Sound Design
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Production Assistant
Film Commissioner
Color Timer
Digital Editing
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor
Re-recording Mixer
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Production Company Filmtecknarna F. Animation AB
Copyright Filmtecknarna Fiction AB 2010
Co-Production Company Film i Väst AB
Sveriges Television AB
Advance allocations Nordisk Film- & TV Fond
Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden (digital) Folkets Bio AB 2010
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Folkets Bio AB 2010
Laboratory Nordisk Film Post Production AB
The Chimney Pot AB
Archive Sveriges Television AB
Sales New Europe Film Sales

Plot summary

West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested in Stockholm on March 31, 1977. He was leading a group planning to kidnap Swedish politician Anna-Greta Leijon. A number of suspects were arrested in the days following. One of the people arrested was Kröcher's ex-girlfriend, "A". This is her story...

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 148398
Date 2010-10-05
Classification Allowed for all

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Length in minutes 14 min
Reels 1 rullar

Release dates

Festival showing 2010-01-30 Bergakungen 2 Göteborg Sweden 14 min
2010-01-31 Roy Göteborg Sweden 14 min
2010-02-05 Haga 1 Göteborg Sweden 14 min
Release in Sweden 2010-10-08 Sweden
Festival showing 2010-10-26 Regina Uppsala Sweden 14 min
2010-10-29 Regina Uppsala Sweden 14 min
2010-10-30 Regina Uppsala Sweden 14 min
TV showing 2010-10-14 Sweden
2010-10-09 SVT Sweden
Festival showing 2011-03-13 Victoria 2 Stockholm Sweden
2011-03-13 Victoria Stockholm Sweden
2011-10-27 Grand Uppsala Sweden 14 min
2011-10-30 Grand Uppsala Sweden 14 min
DVD release 2010-12-15 Sweden
TV showing 2013-05-02 SVT1 Sweden
2014-07-20 SVT1 Sweden


The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2011 Best Short Film
Special Mention Venedig 2011 (Special Mention samt RTP2 Onda Curta Award Circuito Off – Venice International Short Film Festival, Italien)
Festival Award Odense 2011 (bästa animerade film/ Best Animated Film Odense Film Festival, Danmark)
San José 2011 (juryns specialpris / Special Jury Prize, Cinequest Film Festival, USA)
Bryssel 2011 (Format Court Award for Best Professional Short / bästa professionella kortfilm, Anima – Brussels International Animation Festival, Belgien)
Trencianske Teplice 2011 (Blue Angel for Best Short Film, Art Film Fest, Slovakien)
Badalona 2011 (bästa film/best film, Filmets Badalona Film Festival, Spanien)
Golden Gate San Francisco 2010 (Golden Gate Award bästa animerade kortfilm/best animated short, Calgary International Film Festival, USA)
Special Mention Uppsala 2010
Festival Award Forli 2010 (bästa experimentfilm/Cortolab Best experimental,Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Forlì, Italien)
Calgary 2010 (bästa korta dokumentär/best short documentary,Calgary International Film Festival, Kanada)
Göteborg 2010 (bästa kortfilm (publikens pris) / Best Short (audience award), Göteborg Film Festival)
Toronto 2010 (bästa korta dokumentärfilm / Best Short Documentary Award, Hot Docs, Toronto, Kanada)
Rom 2010 (särskilt omnämnande / Special Mention Award, Arcipelago - International Festival of Short Films and New Images, Italien)
Uppsala 2010 (Publikens prise/audience award, Uppsala Internationella kortfilmfestival, Sverige)

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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 Digital intermediate
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Sound negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Video tape digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690

Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 11 s.
Language English

Script type Synopsis
Script title AK – en animerad dokumentär.
Extent 5 s,
Language Swedish

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 4 s. + 3 s. eftertext, produktionsuppgifter samt musiklista.
Language Swedish

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