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Original title Zozo
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 2005-09-02

Cast

Elias Gergi
Zozos farfar

Carmen Lebbos
Zozos mamma

Charbel Iskandar
Zozos pappa

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Plot summary

Zozo grows up in Beirut. In spite of a raging civil war he leads a normal life with school and friends. One day catastrophe strikes and Zozo is forced to cope with life on his own. His only way...

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Festival contact (feature):

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

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

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Line Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Assistant Director
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Technical Advisor
Script Supervisor
Assistant to the Director
Special Effects
Dialogue
Story Editor
Co-Producer
Executive Producer
Associate Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Production Accountant
Unit Publicist
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Special Photographic Effects
Second Unit Director of Photography
Assistant Cameraman
Steadicam Operator
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Color Timer
Lab Coordinator
Scanner
On-line Editing
Digital Grading
Visual Effects
Musical Arrangement
Conductor
Musician
Music Scoring Mixer
Music Supervisor
Music Consultant
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Make-up Supervisor
Driver
Construction Coordinator
Costume Assistant
Assistant Costume Designer
Make-up Assistant
Weapons Coordinator
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Storyboard
Translation
Legal Advisor
Trailer
Behind the scenes
Other Crew
Governess
Insurance
Completion Bond
Illustrator

Cast

Imad Creidi Zozo
Antoinette Turk Rita
Elias Gergi Zozos farfar
Carmen Lebbos Zozos mamma
Viktor Axelsson Leo
Charbel Iskandar Zozos pappa
Yasmine Awad Zozos farmor
Jad Stephan Dani, Zozos bror
Tatiana Sarkis Zozos syster
Elie Stello Amil
Fidel Bechara Riad
Fouad Hojeij den libanesiske rektorn
Abdallah Jabbour läraren i franska
Nazem Issa brödförsäljare (kaak)
Elias Abdul Ahad brödförsäljare
Pauline Zammata Ritas syster
Abdul Ahad Fares Ritas pappa
Maura Andari Danis flickvän
Cédric Chaccour pojke (ruler boy)
Toni Haddad general
Pascal Gergi gränsvakt
Manuel Gergi gränsvakt
Ali Bazzi gränsvakt
Jean-Pierre Helou gränsvakt
Karim Mansour Zozo som yngre
Maria Sabbagh Zozos syster som yngre
Ghadi Stephan Dani som yngre
Harry Goldstein Leos pappa
Elisabeth Falk svensk lärarinna
Tove Wiréen passkontrollant
Bo Andersson svensk polis
Ingvar Haggren svensk polis
Dennis Edvinsson Tobbe
Joakim Unge Jocke
Jimmy Östberg Jörgen
André Jakobsson Martin
Leo Salomon Ringart Johan
Elin Karlsson Anna
Lucas Löwenäng pojke i korridoren
Karl-Gunnar Malm socialtjänsteman
Labbe Nygren man i trädgården
Mathias Gullbrandson lärare i Sverige
Malte Forssell lärare i Sverige
Fares Fares kycklingens röst

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Plot summary

Zozo grows up in Beirut. In spite of a raging civil war he leads a normal life with school and friends. One day catastrophe strikes and Zozo is forced to cope with life on his own. His only way out is to try to get to Sweden - to him a completely unknown country.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 142005
Date 2005-08-01
Classification Allowed from age 11


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Reels 6 rullar


Production location

2004-08
Trollhättan Sweden
Beirut Lebanon

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2005-09-02 Filmstaden Heron City Huddinge Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Falken Jakobsberg Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Grand Lidingö Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Sollentuna Bio Sollentuna Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Filmstaden Råsunda Solna Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 BioPalatset Stockholm Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Filmstaden Kista Stockholm Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Filmstaden Sergel Stockholm Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Filmstaden Söder Stockholm Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Rival Stockholm Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Saga 1 Stockholm Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Roxy Södertälje Sweden 103 min
2005-09-02 Filmstaden Camera Täby Sweden 103 min
Festival showing 2007-03-27 Cinema Nouveau Johannesburg South Africa (Swedish Film Week)
2007-03-29 Cinema Nouveau Johannesburg South Africa (Swedish Film Week)
TV showing 2008-12-05 SVT1 Sweden
DVD release 2006-04-26 Sweden
TV showing 2011-10-01 SVT2 Sweden
Festival showing 2016-03-18 Panora Malmö Sweden 103 min BUFF 2016

Soundtrack listing

Original title Libanons nationalsång
Composer Wadih Sabra
Lyrics Rashid Nakhlé


Original title Gergi 1 & Gergi 2
Composer Elias Gergi
Lyrics Elias Gergi
Performed by Elias Gergi


Awards

Festival Award Antwerpen 2007 (bästa spelfilm/best feature film, European Youth Film Festival of Flanders, Antwerpen, Belgien)
Mexiko 2007 (bästa spelfilm/best feature film, Festival Internacional de Cine para Niños, Mexiko)
Tel Aviv 2007 (CIFEJ Award for Best Film, Tel Aviv Children’s Film Festival, Israel)
Moskva 2007 Imad Creidi (bästa skådespelare/best actor , Moscow Faithful Heart Festival, Ryssland)
The Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2006 Best Cinematography Aril Wretblad
Festival Award Giffoni 2006 (Arca award vid Giffoni Internationa Film Festival, Italien)
The Plexi Dragon Award Göteborg 2006 Linnea Eskilsson (bästa runner vid Göteborg Film Festival)
Göteborg 2006 Miranda Siegmund (bästa chaufför vid Göteborg Film Festival)
Festival Award Cartagena 2006 (juryns specialpris/special jury awards, Cartagena Intl Film Festival for Children & Youth, Colombia)
Zimbabwe 2006 Imad Creidi (bästa skådespelare/best actor, Zimbabwe Intl Film Festival)
Giffoni 2006 (Muncipality of Giffoni award, Giffoni IFF, Italien)
Fajr 2006 Josef Fares (Crystal Simorgh Prize för bästa manus/best script, Fajr International Film Festival, Iran)
Giffoni 2006 (Amnesty award vid Giffoni Internationa Film Festival, Italien)
Minneapolis 2006 (best of fest, Minneapolis Internationa Film Festival, USA)
The Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2006 Best Achievement Adam Nordén (inom yrkeskategorierna ljudtekniker, mixare och kompositör)
The Nordic Council Film Prize 2006
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Göteborg 2006 Best Screenplay Josef Fares
Göteborg 2006 Best Director Josef Fares
Göteborg 2006 Best Picture
Greta Award (Swedish Association of Film Critics award) 2005 (årets film / Greta Award, The Swedish Association of Film Critics, Sverige)

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 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 Duplicate negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplicate positive
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound positive
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type SEPMAG
Gauge DTS-skiva


Element type SEPMAG
Gauge DTS-skiva


Element type Digital audio
Gauge WAV


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge DCP


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 23 s. + 12 s. för- och eftertext och musiklista.
Language Engelska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Zozo. Av Josef Fares. Slutversion - 040803.
Extent 88 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 15 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Zozo. English spotting list.
Extent 29 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista Zozo. Bara den svenska (och engelska) dialogen.
Extent 11 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista Zozo. Bara den svenska (och engelska) dialogen.
Extent 10 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Zozo. Av Josef Fares. 040609.
Extent 95 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Zozo. Av Josef Fares. 040719.
Extent 110 s.
Language Svenska


Holdings Stills

Behind the scenes prints 1
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Program/Promotion material


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