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Original title Födelsedag
Film type Kortfilm
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Dialogue

Plot summary

Sara prepares a surprise for her wife Katarina's birthday with the help of their daughter Johanna and their friend Fredrik. But on this early summer day, Katarina has something to tell her....

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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Artistic Advisor
Script Supervisor
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Production Accountant
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Assistant Cameraman
Gaffer
Key Grip
Video Operator
Digital Grading
Musician
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor
Driver
Caterer
Boom Operator
Sound Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Other Crew
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Plot summary

Sara prepares a surprise for her wife Katarina's birthday with the help of their daughter Johanna and their friend Fredrik. But on this early summer day, Katarina has something to tell her. Sara must handle the unexpected news while taking care of the birthday party. Her joy is mixed with growing feelings of isolation and frustration. With the help of Johanna she is able to find her true feelings.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Dolby Digital
Colour type Colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in minutes 18 min
Reels 1 rullar


Release dates

Festival showing 2010-01-22 Prospector Square Theatre Park City, Utah USA 18 min (Sundance Film Festival)
2010-01-23 Library Center Theatre Park City, Utah USA 18 min (Sundance Film Festival)
2010-01-24 Broadway Centre Cinemas V Salt Lake City, Utah USA 18 min (Sundance Film Festival)
2010-01-27 Holiday Village Cinema V Park City, Utah USA 18 min (Sundance Film Festival)
2010-01-30 Egyptian Theatre Park City, Utah USA 18 min (Sundance Film Festival)
2010-01-29 Bergakungen 3 Göteborg Sweden 18 min 33:e Göteborg International Film Festival.
2010-02-02 Bergakungen 5 Göteborg Sweden 18 min 33:e Göteborg International Film Festival.
2010-02-06 Bergakungen 6 Göteborg Sweden 18 min 33:e Göteborg International Film Festival.

Soundtrack listing

Original title Renifer
Composer Bogdan Klat


Original title Ja, må han leva!


Original title Nign


Original title Vízesés szirba
Performed by Balogh Kálmán es a Gipsy Cimabalom Band


Original title Solo
Composer Göran Abelli


Original title Sommarhäng
Composer Johan Olsson
Filip Runesson
BG Sahlin


Awards

Festival Award Bilbao 2011 (youth award, Bilbao International GLT Film and Performing Arts Festival, Spanien)
Taipei 2010 (bronslejon/bronze Lion, Taipei County Film Festival, Taiwan)
Gdynia 2010 (bästa film/best film, Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, Polen)

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Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


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