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Original title Den Sorte Pimpernel
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 2007-09-14

Cast

Michael Nyqvist
Harald Edelstam

Lumi Cavazos
Ana Contreras

Kate del Castillo
Consuelo Fuentes

Lisa Werlinder
Susanne

Daniel Giménez Cacho
Ricardo Fuentes

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Plot summary

The Black Pimpernel is based on the life Harald Edelstam who was the Swedish ambassador in Chile 1973, during the junta take-over. Edelstam tried to help refugees and struggled to...

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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
Co-production title
Swedish release title
International title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Assistant Director
Second Unit Director
Co-Producer
Executive Producer
Film Commissioner
Conductor
Costume Designer
Sound Editor

Cast

Companies

Production Company Original Film AB
Moviefan Scandinavia A/S
Copyright Black Pimpernel ApS 2006
Co-Production Company Mandala Films
Supported by MEDIA Programme of the European Community
Financier Amnesty International
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2005
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Nordisk Film AB 2007
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Nordisk Film AB 2008
Sales Original Film AB (från 2013)
Other Company Intandem Films (tidigare sales-bolag)

Plot summary

The Black Pimpernel is based on the life Harald Edelstam who was the Swedish ambassador in Chile 1973, during the junta take-over. Edelstam tried to help refugees and struggled to maintain humanity, justice and dignity.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 144275
Date 2007-05-15
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2599 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 408, 551, 541, 443, 286, 370.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Length in metres 2599 meter
Length in minutes 95 min
Reels 6 rullar


Production location

Santiago Chile
Viña del Mar Chile

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2007-09-14 Sweden 95 min
Festival showing 2007-03-23 Cinema Nouveau Johannesburg South Africa (Swedish Film Week)
2007-03-25 Cinema Nouveau Johannesburg South Africa (Swedish Film Week)
Other showing 2007-08 Malmö Sweden 95 min (Malmö filmdagar)
2007-11-02 Denmark
2007-09-25 Mexico
DVD release 2008-02-06 Sweden
TV showing 2012-11-17 SVT1 Sweden

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 2599


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2599


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2599


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Black Pimpernel. Dialogue list.
Extent 20 s. + 12 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Engelska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title The black pimpernel. (English original). Screenplay by Bob Foss. 5th draft January 5th 2006 Final.
Extent 181 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svarta nejlikan. Filmmanuskript av Bob Foss. I samarbete med Ulf Hultberg och Åsa Faringer. Idé och research: Mats Fors. Version sept 2003.
Extent 121 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title The black pimpernel by Bob Foss. Revisions by Bob Foss. Current revisions November 17th 2005.
Extent 104 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 30 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 42 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Black pimpernel. Svensk text.
Extent 41 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svarta nejlikan, Av Bob Foss. Revidering av Bob Foss. Senast revidering 01.01.06
Extent 93 s.
Language Svenska


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