Basic facts

Titles

Originaltitel
Svensk premiärtitel
International title
Working title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Stunt Coordinator
Script Supervisor
Story Editor
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Legally responsible
Unit Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Location Scout
Marketing
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Steadicam Operator
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
On-line Editing
Digital Effects
Digital Grading
Music Editor
Musician
Music Supervisor
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Assistant Costume Designer
Make-up Assistant
Caterer
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Insurance
Other Crew
Thanks to

Cast

Josefin Neldén Abra
Cecilia Wallin Millan
Malin Morgan Isa
Johanna Strömberg Gloria
Joel Kinnaman Dickan
Kjell Bergqvist Lundström
Morgan Alling Stefan
Ralph Carlsson Leif
Markus Holmberg Piffen
Fyr Thorwald Bar-Jonny
Bengt Nilsson skivbolagsman
Malin Engström trummisen Bruket
Linnéa Björnberg basisten Bruket
Carl Toftfelt Ronny
Erica Carlsson Abras syrra
Kjell Wilhelmsen Errolsvakt
Johan Andersson fusionbasist
Johnny Johansson discotvilling
Björn Starrin tatuerad punkare
Mikael Larsson Norrland
Jessica Persson Karin
Daniel Gustavsson sångaren i Folkets hus
Jens Lindvall raggare
Peter Lorentzon Ove
Cassandra Campopiano raggartjej
Hugo Jungselius trettonårig kille
Anna Brobeck punkfjortis
Miranda Stockman skivaffärskund
Lars Aldman Lars Aldman

Companies

Produktionsbolag Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB
Co-Production Company Film i Väst AB
Kanal 5 AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2004
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB 2005
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB 2006
Equipment Dagsljus Filmequipment AB (inspelningsteknik)
JSL Sound HB (ljudutrustning)
Digital Work and Adaptation The Chimney Pot AB (digitalt efterarb., 2K-scanning, Arri-printning)
Recording Studio Ljudligan AB (ljudstudio, förmixstudio)
Europa Post Production AB (trampstudio, printmaster)
Mainstream Sweden (slutmixstudio)
Titles B-Reel AB (för- och eftertextdesign)
Insurance Media Insurance Brokers ApS
Marketing Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB
Other Company Digital Film Lab Copenhagen A/S (framkallning, telecine)
Jolly Roger AB (Avid)
Close Up Productions
Svenska Stuntgruppen AB
Kodak AB (råfilm)
Sveriges Television AB (arkivmaterial)
Thanks to Uniform Collection AB
Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet (Kostymateljén)
Försvarsmakten Såtenäs - F7
The Lexington Company AB
MAC
Matrix AB
Polismyndigheten i Västra Götaland
Safilo Nordic AB
Topp Livsmedelsprodukter AB
Trollhättans kommun
Västfastigheter
Vänersborgs kommun

Plot summary

It’s 1984. After Abra misses a concert with the band Ebba Grön she decides to leave her small town and become a rock star. With friends and the ageing punk rocker Millan she starts a band.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 141945
Date 2005-07-01
Classification Allowed from age 7
Original length 2575 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 525-535-538-463-514 = 2575 m.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Dolby Digital
Colour type Colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2575 meter
Length in minutes 94 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

Sweden 2004-08-17 2004-10-09
Vänersborg Sweden 2004-08-17
Uddevalla Sweden 2004-10-09
Trollhättan Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2005-09-16 Filmstaden Heron City Huddinge Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Falken Jakobsberg Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Grand Lidingö Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Royal Norrtälje Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Sollentuna Bio Sollentuna Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Filmstaden Råsunda Solna Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 BioPalatset Stockholm Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Filmstaden Kista Stockholm Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Filmstaden Sergel 1 Stockholm Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Filmstaden Söder 1 Stockholm Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Rigoletto Stockholm Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Rival Stockholm Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Roxy Södertälje Sweden 94 min
2005-09-16 Filmstaden Camera Täby Sweden 94 min
DVD release 2006-03-08 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Bara för mycket
Composer Joakim Thåström (2005)
Per Hägglund (2005)
Lyrics Joakim Thåström (2005)
Per Hägglund (2005)
Singer Josefin Neldén


Original title Fa fa fa fabriken
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors 2005)
Costume Designer Cecilia Wallin


Original title 1x2x3x4
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Singer Josefin Neldén
Cecilia Wallin


Original title Jag vill ha en bil
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Singer Josefin Neldén
Cecilia Wallin
Johanna Strömberg
Malin Morgan


Original title DJ
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Singer Josefin Neldén
Malin Morgan


Original title Tell Peter I Love Him
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Singer Josefin Neldén


Original title Vem kan segla förutan vind
Singer Josefin Neldén
Cecilia Wallin


Original title Liebling, du bist mein
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Singer James Cartriers


Original title She Takes Me Away
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors (2005)
Singer James Cartriers


Original title There's No Place
Composer Per Hägglund (2005)
Lyrics Per Hägglund (2005)
Singer Kai Martin
Performed by Tacky Tom


Original title Utopia
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors
Jensen
Singer Anders Möller
Performed by Loud n' Nasty


Original title Berlin Berlin
Composer Jimmy Lagnefors
Lyrics Jimmy Lagnefors
Peter Månsson
Performed by Happy Gigolos


Original title Staten och kapitalet
Composer Leif Nylén
Lyrics Leif Nylén
Singer Josefin Neldén
Performed by Girls on Drugs


Original title 800° C
Composer Ebba Grön
Lyrics Ebba Grön
Performed by Ebba Grön


Original title Following My Heart
Composer Stefan Granberg
Johan Gustavsson
Lyrics Stefan Granberg
Johan Gustavsson
Performed by Hatori Jones


Original title Diamanter är en flickas bästa vän
Composer Johan Kinde (1980)
Peter Bergstrandh (1980)
Lyrics Johan Kinde (1980)
Peter Bergstrandh (1980)
Performed by Lustans Lakejer


Original title Livin' Thing
Composer Jeff Lynne (1976)
Lyrics Jeff Lynne (1976)
Performed by Electric Light Orchestra


Original title Solglasögon
Composer Mats Hillborg (1980)
Lyrics Mats Hillborg (1980)
Performed by Docent Död


Original title Man skall vara som ett vilddjur i år
Composer Kai Martin (1980)
Lyrics Kai Martin (1980)
Singer Kai Martin
Performed by Kai Martin & Stick!


Original title Blinkar blå
Composer Anders Falk (1981)
Tomas Adolphson (1981)
Lyrics Anders Falk (1981)
Tomas Adolphson (1981)
Performed by Tomas Adolphson
Anders Falk


Original title Samarin
Composer Peter Björklund (1984)
Mats Jönsson (1984)
Magnus Rydman (1984)
Cristian Odin (1984)
Lyrics Peter Björklund (1984)
Mats Jönsson (1984)
Magnus Rydman (1984)
Cristian Odin (1984)
Performed by Attentat


Original title Ung & kåt
Composer Ebba Grön (1980)
Lyrics Ebba Grön (1980)
Performed by Ebba Grön
Singer Josefin Neldén (repris)


Original title I kvinnors ögon
Composer Ulf Lundell
Lyrics Ulf Lundell
Singer Ulf Lundell


Original title Time After Time
Composer Cyndi Lauper (1984)
Rob Hyman (1984)
Lyrics Cyndi Lauper (1984)
Rob Hyman (1984)
Singer Cyndi Lauper


Original title Forever Young
Composer Marian Gold (1984)
Bernhard Lloyd (1984)
Frank Mertens (1984)
Lyrics Marian Gold (1984)
Bernhard Lloyd (1984)
Frank Mertens (1984)
Performed by Alphaville


Original title Tatuerade tårar
Composer Peter Björklund
Mats Jönsson
Magnus Rydman
Cristian Odin
Lyrics Peter Björklund
Mats Jönsson
Magnus Rydman
Cristian Odin
Performed by Attentat


Original title Statue of Liberty
Composer Andy Partridge
Lyrics Andy Partridge
Performed by XTC


Original title Turning Japanese
Composer David Fenton (1980)
Lyrics David Fenton (1980)
Performed by The Vapors


Original title Heart of Glass
Composer Chris Stein
Deborah Harry
Lyrics Chris Stein
Deborah Harry
Performed by Blondie


Original title Dunkar varmt
Composer Malena Jönsson
Liten Falkeholm
Kajsa Grytt
Nike Markelius
Lyrics Malena Jönsson
Liten Falkeholm
Kajsa Grytt
Nike Markelius
Performed by Tant Strul


Original title Mad World
Composer Roland Orzabal
Lyrics Roland Orzabal
Performed by Tears for Fears


Original title More Than This
Composer Bryan Ferry
Lyrics Bryan Ferry
Performed by Roxy Music


Original title Perfect Skin
Composer Lloyd Cole
Lyrics Lloyd Cole
Performed by Lloyd Cole & The Connections


Original title Sixty Eight Guns
Composer Mike Peters
Eddie Macdonald
Lyrics Mike Peters
Eddie Macdonald
Performed by The Alarm


Original title The Freaks
Composer Freddie Wadling
Lyrics Freddie Wadling
Performed by Cortex


Original title Middle of the Road
Composer Chrissie Hynde
Lyrics Chrissie Hynde
Performed by The Pretenders


Original title Dancing with Tears in My Eyes
Composer Midge Ure
Warren Cann
Billy Currie
Chris Cross
Lyrics Midge Ure
Warren Cann
Billy Currie
Chris Cross
Performed by Ultravox


Original title Hanging on the Telephone
Composer Jack Lee (1976)
Lyrics Jack Lee (1976)
Performed by Blondie


Awards

Festival Award Saint-Quentin 2007 (Grand Prix, Ciné-Jeune, Saint-Quentin, Frankrike)
Wien 2007 (publikpriset/prize of the audience, GAFFA - International Film Festival for Young People, Wien, Österrike)
The Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2006 Best Director Ulf Malmros
Göteborg 2006 Best Achievement Jaana Fomin (inom yrkeskategorierna filmklippare, scenograf, kostym, maskör, special effects och animation)
Festival Award Schlingel 2006 (bästa ungdomsfilm/best youth film, Schlingel Intl FF for Children & Young Audience, Tyskland)
The Plexi Dragon Award Göteborg 2006 Samantha Larsen (bästa catering vid Göteborg Film Festival)

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. For enquiries please contact filmarkivet@filminstitutet.se

Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Low contrast print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2575


Element type Original picture negative
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Gauge 35 mm


Element type SEPMAG
Gauge DTS-skiva


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Tjenare, kungen.
Extent 53 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Tjenare kungen. Dialogmanus. 29 juni 2005.
Extent 63 s. + 10 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Tjenare kungen. Manus av Ulf Malmros, Anna Fredriksson. Slutmanus 1 juni 2004.
Extent 105 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title 1984. Långfilmsmanus av Anna Fredriksson. Fritt efter Brittta Svenssons roman "Lucia i svart". Version 3. 03.08.29.
Extent 97 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title 1984. Långfilmsmanus av Anna Fredriksson, Ulf Malmros. Fritt efter Britta Svenssons roman "Lucia i svart". Version 6. 03.12.12.
Extent 105 s.
Language Swedish


Holdings Stills

Colour prints SET
Behind the scenes prints 18
Album No


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