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Original title Borta bra
Film type Short
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed for all
Swedish release 2008

Plot summary

What about the future, is there any?It’s a story about six teenagers in a suburb to Stockholm.Six Swedish youngsters with parents from different parts of the world.What are their...

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Festival contact (short):

Josefina Mothander
+46 8 665 12 67

Jing Haase
+46 8 665 11 43



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Production Manager
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
Production Assistant
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Best Boy
Color Timer
On-line Editing
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Boom Operator
Re-recording Mixer
Other Crew


Pavle Martinoski Gatas
Rojda Sekersöz Maria
Queenie Muwanga Nazanin
Love Nordgren Josefin
Mohammed Said Wahid
Kalled Mustonen Jojo
Asic Asic Tommis farbror
Kamiz Abbassi Micke
Richard Lane Mickes pappa
Asia Azizov Mickes mamma
Kame Elia kvinna med matkassar
Marin Asic kiosktjej
Jesper Bergom-Larsson knarkare
Erlend Kristoffersen polis
Frida Johansson polis


Production Company Saltfilm Sweden AB
Co-Production Company Sveriges Television AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2007-04-19
Post Production Company sto.pp (Stockholm Postproduction AB)

Plot summary

What about the future, is there any?
It’s a story about six teenagers in a suburb to Stockholm.
Six Swedish youngsters with parents from different parts of the world.
What are their chances for a dissent life, outside their suburb?
They look at the world from there point of view.
Look at there own lives from an underdog perspective.
Six ordinary youngsters usually called immigrants.
They live in the suburb.
They love it, they hate it, wish to stay, want to go.
Can they create a future of there own?
Can they leave?
Is this: “No place…… home”?

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 145305
Date 2008-03-13
Classification Allowed for all

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 16:9 (DigiBeta)
Length in minutes 28 min

Release dates

Festival showing 2008-01-29 Haga 1 Göteborg Sweden (Göteborg Film Festival)
Release in Sweden 2008
TV showing 2008-07-23 SVT2 Sweden 28 min
Svensk novellfilm 2007 (2007) contains No Place Like Home (2008)
Brev från Sverige (1987) Cited in No Place Like Home (2008)

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 Video tape digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)

Element type Video tape digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)

Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP

Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Borta bra. Av Behrang Behdjou. Manusbearbetning 7 av Ulf Friberg 20070405.
Extent 34 s. Rollista och miljölista ingår.
Language Svenska

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Borta bra. Svenska.
Extent 22 s. + eftertext och musiklista.
Language Svenska

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