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Original title Medan vi lever
Form Feature
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2016-10-07

Plot summary

Kandia, an African women in herfifties who has lived in Sweden for 30 years, decides to move back to Gambia.Her son Ibbe, who dreams of a career in hip hop and is about to make abreakthrough,...

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Festival contact (feature):

Petter Mattsson
+46 8 665 11 34
petter.mattsson@filminstitutet.se

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Dialogue
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Legally responsible
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Assistant Location Scout
Production Accountant
Post Production Supervisor
Unit Publicist
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Grip Best Boy
Color Grading
Visual Effects
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Music Mixer
Music Producer
Assistant Production Designer
Propman
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Driver
Costume Assistant
Make-up Assistant
Caterer
Boom Operator
Sound Editor
Foley
Dialogue Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Graphic Design
Translation
Legal Advisor
Insurance
Other Crew
Completion Bond

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Plot summary

Kandia, an African women in herfifties who has lived in Sweden for 30 years, decides to move back to Gambia.Her son Ibbe, who dreams of a career in hip hop and is about to make abreakthrough, goes with her. Their encounter with their homeland, however,doesn’t turn out the way they imagined. A warm, broad drama comedy about auniversal theme: identity. 

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 203910
Date 2016-08-29
Classification Allowed from age 7
Notes Digitalfil.


Technical specifications

Colour system Colour
Length in minutes 91 min


Production location

Skåne Sweden
The Gambia

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2016-10-07 Sweden 91 min
Festival showing 2017-02-04 Göta Göteborg Sweden 92 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Kora Dance
By Andreas Unge
Maher Cissoko
Performed by Maher Cissoko (kora, kalebass)
Andreas Unge (bas)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)


Original title Am Loco
By Andreas Unge
Aurélien Trigo
Performed by Ebrima Jagne (klaviatur)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)


Original title Medan vi lever
By Andreas Unge
Adam Kanyama
Christoffer Chang
Performed by Adam Kanyama (rap)
Maher Cisshoko (sora, sobar, kalebass)
Suntou Susso (kora)
Dawcoumba Diop (talande trumma)
Ebrima Jagne (klaviatur)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)
Andreas Unge (bas)


Original title Ibbe's Theme Part 1
By Andreas Unge
Performed by Jesper Nordenström (klaviatur)
Aurélien Trigo (violin)


Original title De fyra årstiderna. La primavera
Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Musical Adaptation Andreas Unge
Performed by Dawcoumba Diop (talande trumma, djembe)


Original title Kandia's Theme Part 1
By Andreas Unge
Suntou Susso
Performed by Suntou Susso (kora)
Andreas Unge (kontrabas)


Original title Caravan Dawn
By Andreas Unge
Performed by Maher Cissoko (kora)
Sebastian Notini (slagverk)
Jesper Nordenström (wurlitzer)
Andreas Unge (bas)


Original title Ylva's Dream
By Andreas Unge
Performed by Aurélien Trigo (violin)
Maher Cissoko (talande trumma)


Original title Medelålderskris
By Andreas Unge
Adam Kanyama
Christoffer Chang
Performed by Adam Kanyama (rap)
Ebrima Jagne (marimba)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)


Original title Ibbe's Theme Part 2
By Andreas Unge
Performed by Jesper Nordenström (klaviatur)
Aurélien Trigo (violin)
Maher Cisshoko (kora)


Original title Say Say Say
By Richard Sseruwagi
Performed by Richard Sseruwagi


Original title Kandia's Theme Part 2
By Andreas Unge
Suntou Susso
Performed by Suntou Susso (kora)
Andreas Unge (kontrabas)


Original title Kandia's Theme Part 3
By Andreas Unge
Suntou Susso
Performed by Suntou Susso (kora)
Andreas Unge (kontrabas)


Original title De fyra årstiderna. La primavera
Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Musical Adaptation Andreas Unge
Performed by Dawcoumba Diop (talande trumma, djembe)


Original title Bamako My Home
By Andreas Unge
Performed by Issa Bamba (sång)
Mohoumadou Sissoko (kora)
Drisa Diabotti (tama)
Gaoussou Diabeté (n'goni)
Fredrik Gille (slagverk)
Staffan Astnér (gitarr)
Andreas Unge (bas)


Original title Mashup - Featuring St Da Gambian
By Andreas Unge
Adam Kanyama
Aurélien Trigo
St Da Gambian Dream
Performed by Ebrima Jagne (klaviatur)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)


Original title Nama Nala
By Maher Cissoko
Sousou Cissoko
Alioune
Performed by Sousou Cissoko (sång, gitarr)
Maher Cissoko (sång, kora, handclap, kalebass)
Andreas Unge (bas, handclap, rimshot)
Pape Seck (djembe, sabar)
Harry Wallin (trummor)
Dembo Jobarteh (elgitarr)
Doudou Cissokho (elgitarr)
Tapha Diong (klaviatur)
Mouctar Diong (high-hat)


Original title Medan vi lever (Live i Gambia)
Performed by Suntou Susso (sång, kora)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)
Abdoulie Touray (trumset)
Alasanna Faal (bas)
Ebrima Jagne (klaviatur)
Malang Fatty (körsång)


Original title Nba Ning Nfaya
By Suntou Susso
Performed by Suntou Susso (kora, sång)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)
Abdoulie Touray (trumset)
Alasanna Faal (bas)
Ebrima Jagne (klaviatur)


Original title Back to Gambia
By Andreas Unge
Performed by Maher Cissoko (kora)
Jesper Nordenström (keys)
Andreas Unge (bas)


Original title Dakar By Night
By Andreas Unge
Maher Cissoko
Performed by Maher Cissoko (kora, kalebass, shaker)
Andreas Unge (bas, gitarr)


Original title Miniyongba
By Trad
Musical Adaptation Andreas Unge
Performed by Suntou Susso (kora, sång)
Jali Madi Kanuteh (sång)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)


Original title Jarabbi
By Trad
Musical Adaptation Andreas Unge
Performed by Suntou Susso (kora, sång)
Adam Kanyama (rap)
Jali Madi Kanuteh (sång)
Mustapha Ceesay (slagverk)


Original title Rendez-Vouz
By Maher Cissoko
Performed by Maher Cissoko (kora)
Samba Mbaye Ndokh (slagverk)
Thireno Sarr (bas)


Awards

Festival Award Ouagadougou 2017 (kritikerpris / Critics' Award, Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
Bujumbura 2017 (bästa film / Best Feature, Festival International du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel du Burundi, Burundi)
Prize Lagos 2017 (bästa långfilm regisserad av en afrikan bosatt utanför Afrika / Best Diaspora Feature, Africa Movie Academy Awards, Nigeria)

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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.

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