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Original title Next Door Letters
Form Short
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Swedish release 2012-03-02

Plot summary

Lilja and Sandra decide to play Melitta a prank. They send her a love letter signed with an invented name – a boy's. When Lilja receives a letter in return, she begins a secret...

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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

 

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Cast

- Röster:
Olivia Malmqvist Lilja
Shahin Rezayi Sandra
Sara Jaffar Melitta
Eva Fülscher mamma
Mårten Cinthio pappa

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Plot summary

Lilja and Sandra decide to play Melitta a prank. They send her a love letter signed with an invented name – a boy's. When Lilja receives a letter in return, she begins a secret correspondence. What started off as a practical joke turns into a crucial turning point in Lilja’s life. Next Door Letters is an animated short film based on a true story about playing with identity.

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 200798
Date 2012-03-05
Classification Allowed for all


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 15 min


Release dates

Festival showing 2012-01-28 Bergakungen 5 Göteborg Sweden 14 min
2012-01-29 Roy Göteborg Sweden 14 min
2012-02-01 Roy Göteborg Sweden 14 min
2012-02-05 Bergakungen 5 Göteborg Sweden 14 min
Release in Sweden 2012-03-02 Sweden 15 min
TV showing 2012-03-17 SVT2 Sweden
Festival showing 2012-03-07 Bio Rio Stockholm Sweden 15 min
2012-03-11 Victoria 4 Stockholm Sweden 15 min
2012-03-13 Spegeln Malmö Sweden
TV showing 2012-07-05 SVT1 Sweden
Festival showing 2012-10-22 Regina Uppsala Sweden 14 min
2012-10-25 Fyrisbiografen Uppsala Sweden 14 min
TV showing 2013-05-22 SVT1 Sweden
2015-04-10 SVT1 Sweden

Awards

Festival Award Amsterdam 2013 (OUT-TV Audience Awards 2013 Best Short , Roze Filmdagen Amsterdam, Holland)
Göteborg 2013 (publikens pris i Startsladden, Göteborf International Film Festival, Sverige)
Chicago 2012 (The Gold Plaque for Best Student Film, Chicago International Film Festival, USA)
Cork 2012 (OutLook Award for Best Lesbian, Gay, Bi- and Transsexual Short Film, Cork Film Festival, Irland)

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