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Original title Svinalängorna
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,87 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 2010-12-10

Plot summary

A morning just before Christmas, Leena, 34, receives a phone call from a hospital in her childhood hometown telling her that her mother is dying. This news takes her on a journey to face her...

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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

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Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Advisor
Stunt Coordinator
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Dialogue
Story Editor
Script Consultant
Associate Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Assistant
Casting
Extras Casting
Location Scout
Assistant Location Scout
Production Accountant
Casting Assistant
Unit Publicist
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Second Unit Director of Photography
Steadicam Operator
Underwater Photography
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Grip Best Boy
Video Operator
Color Timer
Lab Coordinator
On-line Editing
Digital Grading
Visual Effects
Instrumentalist
Music Recording Engineer
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Dressmaker
Make-up / Hair
Driver
Costume Assistant
Make-up Artist
Make-up Assistant
Caterer
Stunt
Assistant Film Editor
Boom Operator
Recorder
Sound Editor
Foley
Dialogue Editor
Sound Effects Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Graphic Design
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Plot summary

A morning just before Christmas, Leena, 34, receives a phone call from a hospital in her childhood hometown telling her that her mother is dying. This news takes her on a journey to face her mother for the first time in her adult life. Leena has fought all her life to let go of her grief over her lost and dark childhood. She is now forced to deal with her past to be able to move on.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 148124
Date 2010-08-27
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2713 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 522, 439, 469, 544, 436, 303.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2713 meter
Length in minutes 99 min


Original work

Original title Svinalängorna (Novel)
Author Susanna Alakoski


Production location

Ystad Studio Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2010-12-10 Sweden
TV showing 2013-04-06 SVT2 Sweden
2016-01-29 SVT2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title O helga natt
Composer Adolphe Adam
Lyrics Augustin Kock
Performed by Jussi Björling


Original title Nocturne, piano, op. 9. Nr 2
Composer Frédéric Chopin (1831)
Performed by Per Tengstrand


Original title Mamma Mu
Composer Tomas Wieslander
Jujja Wieslander
Lyrics Tomas Wieslander
Jujja Wieslander


Original title Lilla Olle
Performed by Barn på förskolan Solbacken i Västertorp


Awards

The Guldbagge Award 2011 Best Director Pernilla August
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award 2011 Best Actress in a Leading Role Noomi Rapace
Festival Award Ljubljana 2011 (publikens pris/audience award, Ljubljana International Film Festival, Slovenien)
The Nordic Council Film Prize 2011
The Guldbagge Award 2011 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Outi Mäenpää
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award 2011 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Tehilla Blad
2011 Best Picture
2011 Best Cinematography Erik Molberg Hansen
2011 Best Screenplay Pernilla August
2011 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Ville Virtanen
2011 Best Screenplay Lolita Ray
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2011 Best Achievement Åsa Mossberg ("För sin känslighet och analytiska skärpa i klippningen av Svinalängorna")
The Norddeutscher Rundfunk Award Lûbeck 2010 (52. Nordischen Filmtagen Lübeck, Tyskland)
Festival Award Venedig 2010 (International Critics Week “Regione del Veneto per il cinema di qualità” Award, The 67th Venice International Film Festival, Italien)
Venedig 2010 (Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Special Award, The 67th Venice International Film Festival, Italien)
Hamburg 2010 (Foreign Press Award, Filmfest Hamburg 2010, Tyskland)
São Paulo 2010 (juryns specialpris/special award, São Paulo International Film Festival, Brasilien)
São Paulo 2010 Noomi Rapace (bästa skådespelerska/best actress, São Paulo International Film Festival, Brasilien)

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 Duplicate positive
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Original picture negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound positive
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Långfilmsmanus efter Susanna Alakoskis roman med samma namn av Marianne Persson Thomas Forsberg i samarbete med regissören Pernilla August. Version 9.
Extent 106 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Långfilmsmanus fritt efter Susanna Alakoskis roman med samma namn av Lolilta Ray * Pernilla August. Version 5:1.
Extent 99 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Långfilmsmanus fritt efter Susanna Alakoskis roman med samma namn av Lolita Ray * Pernilla August. Version 5.
Extent 107 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Långfilmsmanus fritt efter Susanna Alakoskis roman med samma namn av Lolita Ray Pernilla August. Version 4:1.
Extent 106 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Långfilmsmanus fritt efter Susanna Alakoskis roman med samma namn av Lolita Ray Pernilla August. Version 2:2.
Extent 101 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Långfilmsmanus fritt efter Susanna Alakoskis roman med samma namn av Marianne persson Thomas Forsberg. Bearbetning och dialog Pernilla August Lolita Ray. Version 1:1.
Extent 74 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Filmmanus av Marianne Persson. 20070219.
Extent 108 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Filmmanus av Marianne Persson baserat på boken Svinalängorna av Susanna Alakoski.
Extent 97 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Svinalängorna. Långfilmsmanus fritt efter Susanna Alakoskis roman med samma namn av Lolita Ray & Pernilla August Insnpelningsversion. 2009-08-18. Pink Revision 09/08/31.
Extent 103 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Svinalängorna. Efter roman av Susanna Alakoski.
Extent 57 s. + 14 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Svinalängorna/ Beyond. Based on a novel by Susanna Alakoski.
Extent 41 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 38 s.
Language English


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language English


Type Program/Promotion material


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