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Original title Gegen die Wand
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Swedish release 2004-12-03


Birol Ünel
Cahit Tomruk

Sibel Kekilli
Sibel Güner

Zarah McKenzie
barfrun i fabriken

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Birol Ünel Cahit Tomruk
Sibel Kekilli Sibel Güner
Catrin Striebeck Maren
Güven Kıraç Şeref
Meltem Cumbul Selma
Zarah McKenzie barfrun i fabriken
Stefan Gebelhoff Nico
Francesco Fiannaca man vid disk
Mona Mur stamkund på Zoë Bar
Ralph Misske patient 1, psykiatri
Philipp Baltus patient 2, psykiatri
Hermann Lause doktor Schiller
Karin Niwiger kassörskan, psykiatri
Demir Gökgöl Yunus Güner, fadern
Cem Akın Yılmaz Güner, brodern
Aysel İşcan Birsen Güner, modern
Orhan Güner busspassageraren


Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 141001
Date 2004-09-17
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 3330 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 545-580-531-579-558-537

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2004-12-03 Bio Capitol Göteborg Sweden 121 min
2004-12-03 Sture Stockholm Sweden 121 min
2004-12-03 Victoria Stockholm Sweden 121 min
First showing 2004-03-11 Germany
Festival showing 2004-02-12 Berlin Germany (Berlin International Film Festival)
DVD release 2005-09-21 Sweden

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Stills

Colour prints 9
Behind the scenes prints 1
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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