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Original title On Suffocation
Film type Short
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
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Swedish release 2013-10-25

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An unsettling but important film about when a system becomes more important than a person's life. Seven minutes without dialogue. The most unsettling aspect of the film is that it could be...

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Plot summary

An unsettling but important film about when a system becomes more important than a person's life. Seven minutes without dialogue. The most unsettling aspect of the film is that it could be absolutely true.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 16:9
Length in minutes 7 min


Release dates

Festival showing 2013-01-30 Draken Göteborg Sweden 7 min Göteborg International Film Festival, 2013. Visades som förfilm till 8-pallo.
2013-01-30 Biopalatset 10 Göteborg Sweden 7 min Göteborg International Film Festival, 2013. Startsladden.
2013-02-01 Frölundabion Göteborg Sweden 7 min Göteborg Internatiional Film Festival. 2013. Startsladden.
2013-02-03 Biopalatset 10 Göteborg Sweden 7 min Göteborg International Film Festival 2013. Startsladden.
2013-01-27 Draken Göteborg Sweden 7 min Göteborg International Film Festival, 2013. Startsladden.
Release in Sweden 2013-10-25 Sweden Svensk Kortfilm c/o Folkets Bio 2013.
Festival showing 2013-10-23 Slottsbiografen Uppsala Sweden 7 min (32:a Uppsala Internationella Kortfilmfestival, 2013)
2013-10-24 Fyrisbiografen Uppsala Sweden 7 min (32:a Uppsala Internationella Kortfilmfestival, 2013)
TV showing 2013-11-10 SVT1 Sweden

Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2014 Best Short Film
Festival Award Berlin 2014 (special mention at the Lolly Award, XPOSED International Queer Film Festival, Tyskland)
Saguenay 2013 (International Grand Prix, Regard Sur Le Court Métrage, Kanada)
Capalbio 2013 (World of Maps Award, Capalbio Cinema, Italien)
Reggio Emilia 2013 (Laicity Prize, Reggio Film Festival, Italien)
Uppsala 2013 (Bästa svenska kortfilm 2013, 32:a Uppsala Internationella kortfilmfestival, Sverige)
Abilene 2013 (Red Citation Humanitarian Award, 24fps International Short Film Festival, USA)

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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

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Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


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