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Original title Pojkarna
Form Short
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 15 by default, not reviewed
Dialogue
Swedish release 2015-09-09

Plot summary

Markus is in an institution for young sex offenders. He is a shy boy whose face tells wordless stories. There is no physical intimacy to be found, so the inmates wrestle. It is a place where...

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Festival contact (short):

Theo Tsappos
+46 8 665 11 33
theo.tsappos@filminstitutet.se

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Adaptation
Location Manager
Unit Manager
Runner
Casting
Extras Casting
Location Scout
Film Commissioner
Post Producer
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Gaffer
Digital Grading
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Assistant Production Designer
Costume Designer
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Other Crew

Cast

Companies

Production Company Doppelganger AB
Co-Production Company Film i Väst AB
Ponytail Sound
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Filmbasen
Distributor in Sweden Folkets Bio AB 2015
Caterer Ösmo Krog
Insurance Gefvert AB
Other Company TC Subtitling

Plot summary

Markus is in an institution for young sex offenders. He is a shy boy whose face tells wordless stories. There is no physical intimacy to be found, so the inmates wrestle. It is a place where skinlessness quivers in the air. Markus's only friend inside is the wayward, violent Tobias. Markus's trial approaches, and then Tobias will find out why Markus has been locked up.

Swedish censorship

Classification Allowed from age 15 by default, not reviewed


Technical specifications

Frames per second 24
Length in minutes 19 min


Production location

Sorunda Sweden 2014 2014
Flemingsberg Sweden 2014 2014

Release dates

Festival showing 2015-01-25 Draken Göteborg Sweden 16 min
2015-05-20 Cannes France
Release in Sweden 2015-09-09 Sweden
Festival showing 2015-10-20 Slottsbiografen Uppsala Sweden 19 min
2016-03-15 Spegeln Malmö Sweden 19 min

Awards

Festival Award Los Angeles 2015 (jurypris / Grand Jury Award for Live Action Short, AFI Film Fest, USA)

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


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Boys


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Pojkarna. Manus v12 regiversion av Isabella Carbonell & Babak Najafi inspirerad av händelser ur boken En riktig våldtäktsman av Katarina Wennstam.
Extent 19 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista. Pojkarna.
Extent 9 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 10 s.
Language English


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language English


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