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Original title Gitmo : Vad händer egentligen på Guantánamo?
Film type Feature
Category Documentary
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,6 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 2006-02-10

Plot summary

The filmmakers’ search for the truth behind Gitmo leads them from the prison camp of Guantanamo Bay to Washington and from Stockholm to Abu Ghraib in Iraq. Slowly a new scary world reveals...

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Festival contact (documentary):

Sara Rüster
+46 8 665 11 41
sara.ruster@filminstitutet.se

Josefina Mothander
+46 8 665 12 67
Josefina.mothander@filminstitutet.se

 

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
Alternative title
Working title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Advisor
Research
Story Editor
Co-Producer
Administration
Production Assistant
Assistant to the Producer
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
Additional Photography
Digital Grading
Supervising Sound Editor
Translation
Legal Advisor
Other Crew
Narrator
Thanks to
Designed by

Cast

Companies

Production Company Atmo Media Network
Co-Production Company Sveriges Television AB
Yleisradio Ab/Finlands Svenska Television
Zentropa Entertainments7 ApS
Advance allocations Nordisk Film- & TV Fond 2005
Det Danske Filminstitut 2005
Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2005 (utökat förhandsstöd)
Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2001
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Folkets Bio AB 2006
Sales Films Transit International Inc. (worldwide sales och distribution)

Plot summary

The filmmakers’ search for the truth behind Gitmo leads them from the prison camp of Guantanamo Bay to Washington and from Stockholm to Abu Ghraib in Iraq. Slowly a new scary world reveals itself.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 142789
Date 2006-02-07
Classification Allowed from age 11
Notes Bedömingsgrund för åldersgräns: Inslag av dokumentära bilder på fångar som trakasseras på olika sätt samt bilder på döda kroppar.


Technical specifications

Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24


Release dates

Release in Sweden 2006-02-10 Hagabion Göteborg Sweden 80 min
2006-02-10 Filmstaden Heron City Huddinge Sweden 80 min
2006-02-10 Kino Lund Sweden 80 min
2006-02-10 Spegeln Malmö Sweden 80 min
2006-02-10 Zita Stockholm Sweden 80 min
2006-02-10 Folkets Bio Umeå Sweden 80 min
2006-02-10 Elektra Västerås Sweden 80 min
Festival showing 2005-11-26 City 1 Amsterdam The Netherlands 80 min (35 mm, IDFA (International Documentary Festival Amsterdam)).
2005-11-29 Cinerama 1 Amsterdam The Netherlands 80 min (35 mm, IDFA (International Documentary Festival Amsterdam)).
2005-12-04 City 7 Amsterdam The Netherlands 80 min (35 mm, IDFA (International Documentary Festival Amsterdam)).
2006-01-28 Chalmers Göteborg Sweden 80 min (Göteborg Film Festival)
2006-01-29 Pustervik Göteborg Sweden 80 min (Göteborg Film Festival)
2006-01-30 Draken Göteborg Sweden 80 min (35 mm, Göteborg Film Festival)
Other showing 2005-11-25 City 3 Amsterdam The Netherlands 80 min (35 mm, Förhandsvisning, IDFA (International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam)).
TV showing 2006-08-13 SVT2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Driver
Composer Krister Linder


Original title Tortura
Composer Krister Linder


Original title G Sphere
Composer Krister Linder


Original title Night Ride
Composer Krister Linder


Original title Nerved
Composer Krister Linder


Original title Dead End
Composer Krister Linder


Original title Caged
Composer Krister Linder


Original title Darkmatter
Composer Krister Linder


Original title Unseen Soul
Composer Mark O'Sullivan
Kieran O'Loughlin


Awards

Festival Award Miami 2006 (juryns specialomnämnande/special Grand Jury mention, Miami International Film Festival, USA)
Seattle 2006 (bästa dokumentär/best documentary, Seattle International Film Festival, USA)
Auxerre 2006 Krister Linder (pris för bästa filmmusik i TV-klassen, European Soundtrack Council, Auxerre, Frankrike)
Bryssel 2006 (bästa film/best film, Festival of Liberties, Bryssel, Belgien)

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
Length 2191


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 Original picture negative
Gauge 16 mm


Element type Original picture negative
Gauge 16 mm


Element type Original picture negative
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Synopsis
Script title Gitmo. Synopsis nov 5.
Extent 1 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Synopsis
Script title Gitmo. Treatment nov. 05.
Extent 2 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Gitmo. Dialoglista, Hela. (Swe).
Extent 14 s. + 4 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista i ex. 1.
Language Engelska


Holdings Stills

Black and white print 1
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


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