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Original title The Sleepy Revolution
Form Short
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Dialogue

Plot summary

In the eighteenth century the mystical midnight hour disappeared and the modern night was born. We now aim to keep sleep at an efficient minimum, but experiments show that we quickly return to...

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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

 

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
Title for Swedish TV release

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Music
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Animation
Associate Producer
Film Commissioner
Re-recording Mixer

Cast

- Röst (svensk version):
Michael Segerström
- Röst (engelsk version):
Alex Jennings

Companies

Production Company ZigZag Animation
Co-Production Company Sveriges Television AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Film i Väst AB
Konstnärsnämnden
Recording Studio Cinepost Studios AB

Plot summary

In the eighteenth century the mystical midnight hour disappeared and the modern night was born. We now aim to keep sleep at an efficient minimum, but experiments show that we quickly return to the old sleep pattern if given the opportunity. So what is the “natural” way to sleep?

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in minutes 9 min
Reels 1 rullar


Release dates

TV showing 2009-08-16 SVT2 Sweden 9 min
Festival showing 2009-10-20 Regina Uppsala Sweden 9 min
2009-10-24 Regina Uppsala Sweden 9 min
TV showing 2011-08-16 SVT2 Sweden
2013-03-24 SVT1 Sweden
2017-01-04 SVT2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Water Music
Composer Georg Friedrich Händel (1715)


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 Duplikatpositiv
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Originalnegativ bild
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Tonnegativ
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title The sleepy revolution. An animated short film about the modern night. Klara Swantesson & Johanne Fronth-Nygren. January 2008.
Extent 13 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Den sömninga revolutionen. Dialoglista (Svenska).
Extent 3 s. + 3 s. för- och eftertext, musiklista och produktionsuppgifter.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title The sleepy revolution. Dialogue.
Extent 2 s.
Language English


Script type Synopsis
Script title The sleepy revolution
Extent 1 s. Regissörenrnas biografier ingår.
Language English


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