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Original title Happy End
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,32 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Swedish release 2011-09-23

Plot summary

Happy End is a fairytale for adults. It’s about five people with an important liaison to one another, who are all avoiding to be truthful. They are living in a world of shadows, lined by lies...

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Svensk premiärtitel
International title
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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Technical Advisor
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Assistant to the Producer
Runner
Assistant
Casting
Location Scout
Production Accountant
Casting Assistant
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Gaffer
Best Boy
Color Timer
Lab Coordinator
On-line Editing
Digital Grading
Assistant Production Designer
Propman
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Costume Assistant
Stunt
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Foley
Graphics
Legal Advisor
Trailer
Other Crew

Cast

Ann Petrén Jonna
Malin Buska Katrine
Gustaf Skarsgård Peter
Johan Widerberg Asger
Peter Andersson Mårten
Mariah Kanninen Hanne
David Dencik Richard
Fredrik Gildea Zidan
Hanna Malmberg Nina
Anna Azcaráte psykolog
Mattias Nordkvist psykolog
Said Legue Jamal
Helena Gezelius sjuksköterska
Yvette Ramirez sköterska
Ulf Peder Johansson man i säng
Anna-Lena Erlandson körskolelärare
Stefan Cronwall körskolelärare
Antony Castle elev
Åsa Ek Engquist elev
Marina Nyström elev
Stellan Runge elev
Sergej Kosyrev man i husvagnspark
Marek Chodor man i husvagnspark

Companies

Produktionsbolag Trollhättan Film AB
Zentropa International Sweden AB
Copyright Zentropa International Sweden AB
Zentropa International Sweden AB 2011
Co-Production Company Zentropa Entertainments5 ApS
Nordisk Film- & TV Fond
Supported by MEDIA Programme of the European Community
Advance allocations Det Danske Filminstitut
Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Nordisk Film AB 2012
Distributor in Sweden Nordisk Film AB 2011
Laboratory Nordisk Film ShortCut AS
Equipment EF Rental (ljus)
Kameraten AB (kamerautrustning)
enric (ljudutrustning)
Dagsljus Filmequipment AB (passutrustning)
Transportpoolen i Trollhättan AB (biluthyrning)
Make-up / Hair Chrome Cobra HB / Gotheburg Prop Makers
Recording Studio Mainstream ApS
Re-recording Studio Mainstream Sweden
Caterer A&O Produktion
Sales Trust Film Sales2 ApS
Other Company Filmek Teknik AB (utskjutning & postfacilitet)
Klippegangen ApS (urskjutning & postfacilitet)
Edith Film Oy (medproducent)
Sveriges Television AB (medproducent)
YLE Co-Productions (medproducent)
Kim Fupz Aakeson (medproducent)

Plot summary

Happy End is a fairytale for adults. It’s about five people with an important liaison to one another, who are all avoiding to be truthful. They are living in a world of shadows, lined by lies and falsities and are only waiting for the truth to appear so that they may be able to continue their lives in another direction. Happy End is the third part of Björn Runge’s trilogy of liberation, commenced with “Daybreak” and “Mouth to Mouth” about people who are trying to liberate themselves from destructivity.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 200335
Date 2011-06-30
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2652 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 540, 522, 560, 505, 525.


Technical specifications

Colour type Colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2652 meter
Length in minutes 97 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

Trollhättan Sweden (sommaren 2010) 2010 2010
Vänerborg
Göteborg

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2011-09-23 Sweden
DVD release 2012-01-25 Sweden
TV showing 2014-04-25 SVT2 Sweden
2016-10-08 SVT1 Sweden
2017-06-30 SVT2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Perfect slumber
Composer Ebba Forsberg
Lyrics Ebba Forsberg
Performed by Ebba Forsberg


Original title Baby good night
Composer Björn Runge
Ebba Forsberg
Samuel Runge
Lyrics Ebba Forsberg
Performed by Ebba Forsberg


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2012 Best Actress in a Leading Role Ann Petrén
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award 2012 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Peter Andersson
2012 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Johan Widerberg
Festival Award San Sebastián 2011 Ulf Brantås (pris för bästa foto/prize for best cinematography,International Film Festival, San Sebastian, Spanien)
Stockholm 2011 Malin Buska (L'Oréal Paris Rising Star, Stockholms 22:a internationella filmfestival, Sverige)

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. For enquiries please contact filmarkivet@filminstitutet.se

Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2655.4


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


Element type Final mix on Magneto Optical Disc


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge WAV


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Happy end. Version - Maj - 2010.
Extent 98 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Happy end. Version - April - 2010.
Extent 96 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Happy end. Januari version 2010.
Extent 95 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Happy end. Draft #1. Juni 2009. Temmelig frit efter romanen Jonna Er 54.
Extent 95 s.
Language Danish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Happy end. Shooting-script Juli/ 2010.
Extent 104 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista Happy End.
Extent 19 s. + 10 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 62 s.
Language English


Holdings Stills

Colour prints 4
Album No


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