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Original title Monica Z : Ett lingonris i ett cocktailglas
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,89 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2013-09-13

Cast

Edda Magnason
Monica Zetterlund

Sverrir Gudnason
Sture Åkerberg

Kjell Bergqvist
Bengt, pappa

Vera Vitali
Marika

Oskar Thunberg
Vilgot Sjöman

Johannes Wanselow
Beppe Wolgers

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Plot summary

Monica, a Swedish small town girl is dreaming of the vibrant city jazz clubs. She embarks on an intense journey in the limelight as a celebrated singer and actress in the golden era of jazz....

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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

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Assistant Director
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Third Assistant Director
Conforming
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Adaptation
Associate Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Legally responsible
Production Assistant
Runner
Assistant
Casting
Extras Casting
Location Scout
Assistant Location Scout
Production Accountant
Casting Assistant
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
Camera Operator
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Second Unit Director of Photography
Assistant Cameraman
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Grip Best Boy
Color Grading
On-line Editing
Compositor
Visual Effects
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Special Effects Technician
Composer
Conductor
Music Producer
Singer
Musician
Music Recording Engineer
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Matte painting
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Construction Coordinator
Costume Assistant
Make-up Artist
Make-up Assistant
Assistant Film Editor
Boom Operator
Foley
Dialogue Editor
Trainee
Titles
Legal Advisor
Insurance
Other Crew
Music Re-recording
Posters

Cast

Edda Magnason Monica Zetterlund
Sverrir Gudnason Sture Åkerberg
Kjell Bergqvist Bengt, pappa
Vera Vitali Marika
Oskar Thunberg Vilgot Sjöman
Johannes Wanselow Beppe Wolgers
Nadja Christiansson Eva-Lena
David Hellenius skivbolagsdirektör
Cecilia Ljung Greta, mamma
Fredrik Lindborg Arne Domnérus
Jörgen Thorsson Tage Danielsson
Hanna Ullerstam Kerstin Wolgers
Hedda Stiernstedt Lina
Henrik Ståhl Povel Ramel
Anna Harling journalist
Jonas Hedlund mäklaren
Frederik Nilsson läkaren
Isabelle Kyed Julia
Harry Friedländer Hasse Alfredson
Andréa Ager-Hanssen Lena Nyman
Mia Kjellkvist växeltelefonist
Per Trollvik Monicas chef
Anders Knutsson inspelningsledare
Henrik Kvarnlöt tv-producent
Dan Rehnquist journalist i folkpark
Sofie Gällerspång kvinna med autograf
Per-Anders Gustafsson man med autograf
Elias Hedlund skivbolagsproducent
Ralph Bernard Leonard Feather
Jonathan Drew Steve Chambers
Nicholas Dulle klubbägare
Clinton Ingram Tommy Flanagan
Anthony Wills Jr Denzil Best
Peter Nordahl piano
Noah Jackson Tommys Flanagans basist
Amelia Fowler Ella Fitzgerald
Randal D. Ingram Bill Evans
Christian Coleman trummis i Bill Evans band
Peter Brendler basist i Bill Evans band
Peppe Holmsten Arne Thorén, svensk journalist
Preston Lawrence Ella Fitzgeralds pojkvän
Tyree Brown vän till Ellas pojkvän
- Dompans orkester:
Andreas Andersson saxofon
Staffan Findin trombon
Karl Olandersson trumpet
Calle Lindgren trummor
Chris Montgomery trummor
Martin Höper bas (pre-Sture)

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Plot summary

Monica, a Swedish small town girl is dreaming of the vibrant city jazz clubs. She embarks on an intense journey in the limelight as a celebrated singer and actress in the golden era of jazz. Among artists and hipsters she is cherished by all but herself as her phenomenal success leaves a trail of broken love affairs and promises. When the morning breaks she’s alone with a cocktail in her hand on a road with no turning back.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 201587
Date 2013
Classification Allowed from age 7
Notes DCP.


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 111 min


Production location

2012
Trollhättan Sweden
Göteborg
Stockholm
New York USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2013-09-13 Sweden
TV showing 2016-01-02 SVT1 Sweden
2017-02-04 SVT1 Sweden
2018-01-22 SVT1 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title It could happen to you
By Johnny Burke
James Van Heusen
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Take Five
Composer Dave Brubeck
Paul Desmond (1960)


Original title I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Baby)
Composer Jimmy McHugh (1928)
Lyrics Dorothy Fields (1928)
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?
Composer Louis Alter (1946)
Lyrics Eddie De Lange (1946)
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Hit the road Jack
By Percy Mayfield
Performed by Edda Magnason
Vera Vitali


Original title Ta av dig skorna
Composer Povel Ramel
Lyrics Povel Ramel
Beppe Wolgers


Original title Sakta vi gå genom stan
Composer Roy Turk
Fred E. Ahlert
Lyrics Beppe Wolgers (svensk text)
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title En gång i Stockholm
Composer Bobbie Ericson (1963)
Lyrics Beppe Wolgers (1963)
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title My world is empty without you
By Brian Holland
Lamont Dozier
Eddie Holland
Performed by The Supremes


Original title Monicas vals
Composer Bill Evans
Lyrics Beppe Wolgers (svensk text)
Gene Lees (original)
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Gröna små äpplen
Composer Bobby Russell
Lyrics Beppe Wolgers (svensk text)
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Bedårande sommarvals
Composer Toots Thielemans
Lyrics Hans Alfredson
Tage Danielsson
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Vad en liten gumma kan gno
Composer Harry Woods
Lyrics Hans Alfredson
Tage Danielsson
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Trubbel
Composer Olle Adolphson
Lyrics Olle Adolphson
Performed by Edda Magnason


Original title Der Ritt der Walküren
Composer Richard Wagner (1870)


Original title Ein Sommernachtstraum. Hochzeitmarsch
Composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1842)


Original title Filosofisk dixieland
Composer Ulf Peder Olrog
Lyrics Ulf Peder Olrog
Performed by Alice Babs


Original title Miss Mc Baren
By Tommy Blom
Göran Lagerberg
Danne Larsson
Anders Töpel
Tommy Tausis
Performed by Tages


Awards

Nominated for the Audience Award 2014
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2014 Best Director Per Fly Plejdrup
Stockholm 2014 Best Actress in a Leading Role Edda Magnason
Stockholm 2014 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Sverrir Gudnason
Stockholm 2014 Best Costume Kicki Ilander
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2014 Best Sound/Sound Design Hans Møller
Stockholm 2014 Best Make-up Eva von Bahr
Stockholm 2014 Best Original Score Peter Nordahl
Stockholm 2014 Best Set Design Josefin Åsberg
Stockholm 2014 Best Cinematography Eric Kress
Stockholm 2014 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Kjell Bergqvist
Stockholm 2014 Best Picture
Festival Award Göteborg 2014 (Göteborgs stora filmpris, 37:e International Film Festival, 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.

Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge DCP


Element type Digitalt tilläggsmaterial
Gauge EXTRAS


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Monica Z - ett lingonris i ett cocktailglas. (Arbetstitel). Manus av Peter Birro. Version 3.0. 24. oktober. 2011.
Extent 114 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Hela Sveriges Monica. (Arbetstitel). Manus av Peter Birro. Version 2.0. 22. Augusti. 2011.
Extent 119 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Monica - ett lingonris i ett cocktailglas. (Arbtstitel). Manus av Peter Birro. Version 1.0. 13. november 2010.
Extent 71 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Hela Sveriges Monica. (Arbetstitel). Manus av Peter Birro. Version 1.0. 9. januari 2011.
Extent 128 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Monica - ett lingonris i ett cocktailglas. Storyline/Treatment av Peter Birro. Version 1.0. 26. maj 2010.
Extent 64 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista. Monica Z.
Extent 54 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista. Monica Z.
Extent 57 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista. Monica Z.
Extent 50 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Monica Z - ett lingonris i ett cocktailglas. Manus av Peter Birro. Version 6.0. 27. Mars 2012. Inspelningsversion.
Extent 109 s.
Language Swedish


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Misc.prints
Language Swedish


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