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Basic facts

Original title The Company of Strangers
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed for all



Original title
Swedish release title
Alternative title
Distribution title
Title for Swedish Video release
Working title


Line Producer
Director of Photography
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Associate Producer
Production Assistant
Camera Operator
Still Photographer
Assistant Cameraman
Key Grip
Color Timer
Negative Cutter
Musical Arrangement
Music Recording Engineer
Costume Designer
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Sound Effects
Re-recording Mixer



Production Company National Film Board of Canada
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Folkets Bio AB 1991
Distributor in Sweden (Video) Föreningen FilmCentrum 1995
Laboratory National Film Board of Canada

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 130993
Date 1991-09-25
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2769 meters
Notes Aktindelning: 487-550-525-482-512-213 = 2769 meter.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound system Dolby Stereo 04
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24

Production location

1988-08-15 1988-09-09
Canada 1988-06-12 1988-07-14
park Mont-Tremblant

Release dates

TV showing 1991-02-01 TV2 Sweden 97 min
Video release 1995-10 Sweden 97 min
First showing 1990-09-21 Canada 97 min
Festival showing 1990-09-05 Venedig Italy 97 min (Venedigfestivalen)
1990-09-10 Place Charest 6 Quebec Canada 97 min (filmfestivalen i Québec)
1990-09-12 Toronto Canada 97 min (Festival of Festivals)

Soundtrack listing

Original title L' enfant et les sortilèges. Uvertyr
Composer Maurice Ravel (1925)

Original title Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Composer Leo Friedman (1910)
Lyrics Beth Slater Whitson (1910)

Original title Trio, piano, klarinett, cello, op. 11, B-dur. Adagio
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1798)

Original title Alice Blue Gown
Composer Harry Tierney (1919)
Lyrics Joseph McCarthy (1919)

Original title Konsert, oboe, stråkar, C-dur
Composer Domenico Cimarosa

Original title Kantat, BWV 80,"Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott"
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1727)

Original title Kantat, BWV 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben". Jesus bleibet meine Freude
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach

Original title Kvintett, violin (2), viola, violoncell (2), D. 956, op. 163, C-dur. Adagio
Composer Franz Schubert (1828)

Original title How Long, How Long Blues
Composer Leroy Carr (1929)
Lyrics Ann Engberg (1929)

Original title Really the Blues
Composer Mezz Mezzrow (1938)

Original title Sonat, arpeggione, piano, D. 821, a-moll
Composer Franz Schubert (1821)

Original title I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jelly Roll
Composer Spencer Williams
Clarence Williams (1919)
Lyrics Spencer Williams
Clarence Williams (1919)

Original title In the Mood
Composer Joe Garland (1938)
Lyrics Andy Razaf (1938)

Original title Nocturne, piano, B. 49, ciss-moll
Composer Frédéric Chopin

Original title It's a Sin To Tell a Lie
Composer Billy Mayhew (1936)
Lyrics Billy Mayhew (1936)

Original title Nocturne, piano, op. 48. Nr 1
Composer Frédéric Chopin (1841)

Original title Trio, piano, stråkar, D. 897, op. 148, Ess-dur, "Notturno"
Composer Franz Schubert

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2752

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2755

Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Language Engelska

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 5
Colour prints -
Slides 3
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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