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Original title En sång för Martin
Form Feature
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 2001-03-16

Cast

Sven Wollter
Martin Fischer, tonsättare och dirigent

Viveka Seldahl
Barbara Hartman, violinist

Reine Brynolfsson
Biederman, Martins manager

Linda Källgren
Karin, Barbaras dotter

Lisa Werlinder
Elisabeth

Peter Engman
Philip, Barbaras son

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Titles

Original title
Co-production title
Swedish release title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Casting Assistant
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Steadicam Operator
Underwater Photography
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Assistant Production Designer
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Driver
Construction Coordinator
Assistant Costume Designer
Make-up Assistant
Caterer
Boom Operator
Other Crew

Cast

Sven Wollter Martin Fischer, tonsättare och dirigent
Viveka Seldahl Barbara Hartman, violinist
Reine Brynolfsson Biederman, Martins manager
Linda Källgren Karin, Barbaras dotter
Lisa Werlinder Elisabeth
Peter Engman Philip, Barbaras son
Claes Ahlstedt Erik
Lo Wahl Susanne
Kristina Törnqvist doktor Gerlich, neurolog
Anne-Li Norberg kulturministern
Jonna Ekdahl Sara, Eriks fru
Sölve Dogertz hovmästare
Jonas Falk Martins läkare
Anders Lönnbro charterturist (event. bortklippt)
Daniel Scherp kypare
Göran Parkrud Alex, Elisabeths kille
Vera Westberg barn
Line Törnroth barn
Lukas Törnroth barn
Moa Sahlqvist barn
Gabriel Eriksson barn
Pelle Evertsson barn
Asta August Marianne, barn
Alba August Mathilda, barn
Anna Eidem charterkvinna
Nanna Huolman Martins elev
Karin Stigsdotter fru Biederman
Dag Malmberg Henrik, Barbaras man
Maria Fahl jetsetkvinna
Helén Söderqvist-Henriksson jetsetkvinna
Kjell Wilhelmsen bårbärare/vaktmästare
Hanna Löfqvist Elin
Jan-Olof Magnusson kommunalråd
Cecilia Ljung charterkvinna
Mirja Turestedt sjuksköterska
Anwar Albayati sjuksköterska
Lola Ewerlund sjuksköterska
Folke Larsson senildement man som vill bli utsläppt
Lena Nordberg senildement kvinna (event. bortklippt)
Karl Erik Lekander senildement man (event. bortklippt)
Else-Marie Brandt senildement kvinna (bortklippt i den slutliga filmen)

Companies

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 137437
Date 2001-01-26
Classification Allowed from age 11
Notes Aktlängder: 432-519-467-471-509-470-372


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 3240 meter
Length in minutes 118 min
Reels 7 rullar


Original work

Original title Boken om E (Book)
Author Ulla Isaksson


Production location

Sweden 2000 2000
Göteborg
Hamburgö
Uddevalla
Morocco

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2001-03-16 BioPalatset Göteborg Sweden 118 min
2001-03-16 BioPalatset Malmö Sweden 118 min
2001-03-16 AMC Stockholm Sweden 118 min
2001-03-16 Astoria Stockholm Sweden 118 min
2001-03-16 Grand Stockholm Sweden 118 min
2001-03-16 Victoria Stockholm Sweden 118 min
TV showing 2004-10-09 SVT2 Sweden 113 min
Other showing 2001-03-30 Denmark
TV showing 2007-05-30 SVT1 Sweden 113 min
DVD release 2004-10-10 Sweden

Awards

The Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2002 Best Actress in a Leading Role Viveka Seldahl
Göteborg 2002 Best Actor in a Leading Role Sven Wollter
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2002 Best Picture
Göteborg 2002 Best Director Bille August
Göteborg 2002 Best Screenplay Bille August
Göteborg 2002 Best Cinematography Jörgen Persson
Festival Award Santa Barbara 2002 Viveka Seldahl (bästa kvinnliga skådespelerska)
Troia 2002 Sven Wollter (bästa manliga skådespelare)
Karlovy Vary 2001 Sven Wollter (bästa skådespelare)
Karlovy Vary 2001 Viveka Seldahl (bästa skådespelerska)

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 Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3235


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3234


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplikatpositiv
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3240


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title En sång för Martin (arbetstitel) av Bille August.
Extent 106 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title A song for Martin. A film by Bille August.
Extent 48 s.
Language English


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title En sang for Martin (arbejdstitel) af Bille August. Baseret på Ulla Isakssons roman "Boken om E". 21. februar, 2000.
Extent 107 s.
Language Danish


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Misc.prints
Language Swedish


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