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Original title The Extraordinary Ordinary Life of José González
Film type Feature
Category Documentary
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2010-08-13

Plot summary

The film revolves around the life and mind of musician José González. Using congenial methods; video diary, surveillance camera, concert footage, tour documentation and animation, directors...

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Svensk premiärtitel
International title
Title for Swedish TV release

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Director
Screenplay
Producer
Project Coordinator
Director of Photography
Music
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Animation
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Film Commissioner
Logging
Sound Editor
Re-recording Mixer
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Plot summary

The film revolves around the life and mind of musician José González. Using congenial methods; video diary, surveillance camera, concert footage, tour documentation and animation, directors Mikel Cee Karlsson and Fredrik Egerstrand give form to something as elusive as the creative process of one of Sweden’s finest – and most secretive – musicians.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 148033
Date 2010-07-22
Classification Allowed from age 7


Technical specifications

Colour type Colour
Length in minutes 73 min


Release dates

Festival showing 2010-01-29 Draken Göteborg Sweden 75 min 33:e Göteborg International Film Festival. Invigningsfilm.
2010-01-30 Bergakungen 2 Göteborg Sweden 75 min 33:e Göteborg International Film Festival.
2010-02-03 Draken Göteborg Sweden 75 min 33:e Göteborg International Film Festival.
2010-02-05 Haga 1 Göteborg Sweden 75 min 33:e International Göteborg Film Festival.
Release in Sweden 2010-08-13 Hagabion Göteborg Sweden Förhandsvisades 2010-08-10 på Doclounge i Göteborg på Bio Roy.
TV showing 2011-04-08 SVT2 Sweden 58 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Teardrops
Composer Robert Del Naja
Grant Marshall
Andrew Vowles
Elizabeth Fraser
Performed by José González


Original title Deadweight on Velveteen
Composer José González
Lyrics José González
Performed by José González


Original title Remain
Composer José González
Performed by José González


Original title Hints
Composer José González
Performed by José González


Original title Crosses
Composer José González
Performed by José González


Original title Send someone away
Composer José González
Magnus Bergqvist
Performed by José González


Original title Cycling trivialities
Composer José González
Performed by José González


Original title Quero sambal meu
Composer Tom Ze
Performed by Tom Ze


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. For enquiries please contact filmarkivet@filminstitutet.se

Element type Video tape digital
Gauge Digital Betacam (PAL)


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Synopsis
Script title Projektbeskrivning. The extraordinary ordinary life of José Gonzalez.
Extent 4 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 15 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 26 s.
Language English


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