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Original title En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,9 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 15
Swedish release 2014-11-14

Cast

Holger Andersson
Jonathan

Per Bergqvist
Par på museet, man

Solveig Andersson
Par på museet, kvinna

Sture Olsson
Mannen med vinflaskan

Ingvar Olsson
äldste sonen

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Plot summary

Two world-weary men on a sales trip selling joke items provide an insight into a chaotic world of the present, past and future; a world of dreams and fantasies. Diverse lives and circumstances...

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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

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
Alternative title
Title for Swedish DVD release

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Advisor
Artistic Advisor
Script Supervisor
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Administration
Coordinator
Production Assistant
Casting
Production Accountant
Post Production Supervisor
Casting Assistant
Film Commissioner
Assistant Cameraman
Color Timer
Digital Grading
Visual Effects
Musical Arrangement
Choir
Assistant Production Designer
Painter
Costume Designer
Tailor
Make-up / Hair
Make-up Supervisor
Costume Assistant
Caterer
Sound Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Graphics
Legal Advisor
Other Crew
DCP Mastering

Cast

Nils Westblom Sam
Holger Andersson Jonathan
Per Bergqvist Par på museet, man
Solveig Andersson Par på museet, kvinna
Sture Olsson Mannen med vinflaskan
Ingvar Olsson äldste sonen
Ola Stensson kaptenen/frisören
Lotti Törnros danslärarinnan
Oscar Salomonsson dansaren
Linda Birgersson städerskan
Jonas Gerholm Den ensamme officeren
Arne Hellqvist Den äldre stamgästen
Gunnar Bergström stamgästen
Maia-Lii Kaar bartendern
Charlotta Larsson halta Lotta
Anette Eklund Par i köket, kvinna
Johan Sköld Par i köket, man
Tess Dahlström Flicka på balkongen
Thindra Gardeman Flicka på balkongen
Birgitta Rudklint butiksägarinnan
Wilma Kinnman Flickan med dikten
Bengt Lyngbäck läraren
Viktor Gyllenberg Karl XII
Gösta Öhman adjutanten
Ronn Elfors majoren
Victor A. Victor Den våldsamme ryttaren
Annagreta Berg Mamman med barnvagnen
Lena Lannebjer fodringsägaren
Roger Fogelberg direktören
Roger Olsen Likvern vaktmästarn
Louise Nyholm Leskinen Par i fönster, kvinna
Stuart Holland Par i fönster, man
Simon Westberg Par på standet, man
Amanda Johansson Par på stranden, kvinna
Folke Mossberg osthandlaren
Sylvia Jahns forskaren
Mats Ryden Mannen på busshållplatsen
- Övriga aktörer, i alfabetisk ordning:
Dan Ahlqvist
Urban Aldenklint
Olaf Alteren
Netphtali Amorig Hovig
Björn Andreasson
Glody Bampende
Eva Beling
Rune Bengtsson
Audun Bie
Lars-Erik Birkehorn
Niklas Brunbäck
Nadja Brusewitz
Eliza Carlsson
Elon Djuma
Rachel Dowlee Harris
Annelie Ek
Björn Elmblad
Ole Fjeldstad
Johannes Friestad
Per Fredriksson
Elie Furaha
Anna Granberg
Mats Hagberg
Ingrid Hallin
Ian Harkness
Magnus Hedenmark
Stig Karlsson
Anita Karlsson
Egil Kirkevik
Kristian Kraftling
Tove Kryskop Lord
Tore Kyam
Ann-Sofie Kylin
Folke Lehre
Mats Lindblom
Peter Lindqvist
Jessica Louthander
Yngve Lundin
Olivier Makuta
Michelle Meadows
Daniella Mendel-Enk
Alex Mugiraneza
Merveille Mukele
Nicklas Nilsson
Henry Normann
Waldemar Nowak
Eva Nylander
Stefan Näslund
Jennifer Oldby
Ishal Omar Ibrahim
Stefan Palmqvist
Adrian Ringström
Gunilla Rosén
Vanja Rosenberg
Wilhelm Rising
Siri Salminen Wallin
Thomas Sinclair
Kerstin Starborg
Lars Söderhäll
Placide Usamahoro
Hans Wallinder
Arne Wallmark
Gunilla Winnefride Rayma
- Röster:
Mattias Frihammar
Matthew Lee
Yevheniya Lindell
Yngve Nilsson
Göran Svensson
Jonatan Torella Di Romagnano
Mats Eric Ohlson
Svante Nilsson
Anita Karlsson
Jenny Elfving
Stephen Whitton
Eva Larsson

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Plot summary

Two world-weary men on a sales trip selling joke items provide an insight into a chaotic world of the present, past and future; a world of dreams and fantasies. Diverse lives and circumstances are paraded before us, reminding us both of the grandeur of life and the vulnerability of man.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 202543
Date 2014-10-21
Classification Allowed from age 15
Notes DVD.


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 101 min


Release dates

Release in Sweden 2014-11-14 Sweden
DVD release 2015-06-08 Sweden
Festival showing 2014-08 Venedig Italy Venedig filmfestival
2014-11 Stockholm Sweden Stockholms internationella filmfestival
TV showing 2016-12-09 SVT2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Shimmy Doll
Performed by Ashley Beaumont


Original title Lilla vackra Anna
Lyrics Bengt Henrik Alstermark (1824)
Performed by Alf Prøysen


Original title Alleluia Behold the Bridegroom
By Trad
Performed by St. Petersburg Chamber Choir


Original title Zandahls kanon
Composer Frans Hodell (1866)
Lyrics Frans Hodell (1866)
Musical Arrangement Björn Isfält
Performed by Björn Isfält


Original title Orgelmusiken
By Gorm Sundberg
Hani Jazzar
Performed by Gorm Sundberg
Hani Jazzar


Original title Halta Lotta
Musical Arrangement Felix Aneer
Performed by Felix Aneer


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2015 Best Set Design Ulf Jonsson
Stockholm 2015 Best Set Design Nicklas Nilsson
Stockholm 2015 Best Set Design Sandra Parment
Stockholm 2015 Best Set Design Isabel Sjöstrand
Stockholm 2015 Best Set Design Julia Tegström
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2015 Best Picture
Stockholm 2015 Best Director Roy Andersson
Stockholm 2015 Best Editing Alexandra Strauss
Stockholm 2015 Best Costume Julia Tegström
Stockholm 2015 Best Make-up Linda Sandberg
Stockholm 2015 Best Original Score Gorm Sundberg
Stockholm 2015 Best Original Score Hani Jazzar
European Film Award Berlin 2015 (bästa europeiska komedi / Best European Comedy)
Leone d'Oro di San Marco Venedig 2014 (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, Italien)

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 Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge DCP


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Kringmaterial


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


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