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Original title Upp i det blå
Form Feature
Average rating 3,21 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 2016-10-21

Cast

Mira Forsell
Pottan

Adam Lundgren
Dennis Kofot

Shebly Niavarani
Babblan Krubblo

Ida Engvoll
Miss Il

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Plot summary

Eight-year-old Pottan is going to summer camp, but by mistake she ends up at a recycling centre with some very peculiar characters. Reluctantly, they take care of Pottan, who soon discovers...

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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

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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Project Coordinator
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant to the Director
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Conforming
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Legally responsible
Runner
Casting
Location Scout
Production Accountant
Marketing
Film Commissioner
Post Producer
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Steadicam Operator
Gaffer
Key Grip
Color Grading
Compositor
Visual Effects
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Conductor
Musician
Music Supervisor
Assistant Production Designer
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Dressmaker
Make-up / Hair
Caterer
Stunt
Assistant Film Editor
Boom Operator
Sound Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Puppet Design
Puppet Execution
Graphics
Legal Advisor
Insurance
Trailer
Other Crew
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Cast

Mira Forsell Pottan
Adam Lundgren Dennis Kofot
Guffe Funck Ture
Petter Lennstrand Rydberg
Shebly Niavarani Babblan Krubblo
Ida Engvoll Miss Il
Susanne Thorson mamma
Eric Ericson pappa
Niklas Hermansson Trassel
Björn Carlberg programledare / gubben Bengt
Margareta Olsson tant
Frida Johansson polis
Marcus Standoft polis
Karin Högstrand doktor
Sofie Gällerspång receptionist
Mattias Kylén rymdexpert
Karin Duell nyhetsankare
Gabriella Edvardsson nyhetsankare
Fredrik Ekman nyhetsankare
Ahmed Khairy reporter
Helena Gatzioura reporter
John Widell Connys kollega
Anna Dalentoft lärarinna
Anna Jansson
Anders Jansson
Eddie Forsell
Harry Lennstrand

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Plot summary

Eight-year-old Pottan is going to summer camp, but by mistake she ends up at a recycling centre with some very peculiar characters. Reluctantly, they take care of Pottan, who soon discovers their secret. Behind a tall fence, they are working on a homemade space rocket... Comedy, adventure and unexpected friendships await, as Pottan becomes the first ever eight-year-old in space.

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 203944
Date 2016-09-20
Classification Allowed for all
Notes DCP.


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 82 min


Production location

Kungälv Sweden 2015 2015

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2016-10-21 Sweden
Festival showing 2017-01-31 BioPalatset Göteborg Sweden 82 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Den blomstertid nu kommer
Lyrics Israel Kolmodin (1694)
Johan Olof Wallin (1819)
Britt G. Hallqvist (1979)
Conductor Jan Risberg
Choir Södra Latins Kammarkör
Musician Eva Lindal (solo violin & viola)
Nils Janson (trumpet)
Martin Höper (bas)
Ludvig Johansson (trummor)
Thomas de Paula Eby (slagverk)
Jacob Kellerman (gitarr)
Kalle Frid (trombon, gitarr, sång, vissling, slagverk)
Pär Frid (piano, synthar)


Original title Festmusik
By Fredrik Emilson
Performed by Fredrik Emilson


Original title Juli
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Pianomelodi med vissling
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Vissling i D
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Robin Ruden-Insp.assist
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Anna Norling
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Rock med vissling
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Rock
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Avslutning
By Björn Olsson
Performed by Björn Olsson


Original title Jaan Pehechaan Ho
By Shankarsinh Raghuwanshi
Shailendra
Performed by Mohammed Rafi


Awards

Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2017 Best Visual Effects Tomas Näslund
Stockholm 2017 Best Costume Moa Li Lemhagen Schalin
Festival Award Zlín 2017 (ECFA Award, Zlin Film Festival, Tjeckien)
Zürich 2017 (Kids Jury Award for Best Children's Film, Zürich Film Festival, Schweiz)
Lûbeck 2017 Other (Children’s and Youth Film Prize, Nordische Filmtage Lübeck)
Emil i Lönneberga (1971) Cited in Up in the Sky (2016)

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 arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Stills

Black and white print -
Colour prints -
Behind the scenes prints -
Slides -
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Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


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