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Media (2)

Original title Melancholia
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,78 / 5
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 11
Swedish release 2011-05-27



Svensk premiärtitel
Title for Swedish DVD release


Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Film Commissioner
Still Photographer
Visual Effects
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair


Kirsten Dunst Justine
Charlotte Gainsbourg Claire
Kiefer Sutherland John
Charlotte Rampling Gaby
John Hurt Dexter
Alexander Skarsgård Michael
Stellan Skarsgård Jack
Brady Corbet Tim
Udo Kier bröllopsplanerare
Jesper Christensen Little Father
Deborah Fronko Michaels mor
Cameron Spurr Leo
Claire Miller Betty (ej krediterad)


Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 200277
Date 2011-05-19
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 3705 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 532, 546, 516, 532, 550, 508, 521.

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 metres 3705 meter
Length in minutes 135 min
Reels 7 rullar

Production location

2010-07-22 2010-09-06
Trollhättan Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2011-05-27 Sweden
First showing 2011-05-26 Denmark
DVD release 2011-11-16 Sweden
TV showing 2013-09-21 SVT2 Sweden
2016-11-25 SVT2 Sweden
2017-06-13 SVT1 Sweden


Festival Award Cannes Kirsten Dunst (bästa kvinnliga skådespelare/best actress award)

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3705

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Melancholia. First draft (Lars wants to stress that this is a very, very first draft!).
Extent 68 s.
Language English

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Melancholia. 2nd and final draft.
Extent 74 s.
Language English

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 45 s. + 7 s. för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 68 s.
Language Danish

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Melancholia. Dialogue list. Updated by Mads Jørgensen 2011-04-14 (1).
Extent 86 s.
Language English

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