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Original title Avalon
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,31 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 2012-02-24

Plot summary

Janne, a 60 year-old party organiser intending to run a nightclub during a major tennis tournament, is hanging out with his recently divorced older sister, Jackie. When an accident turns his...

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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
Working title
Title for Swedish DVD release

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Compilation
Associate Producer
Production Coordinator
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Location Scout
Production Accountant
Casting Assistant
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Gaffer
Best Boy
Digital Effects
Digital Grading
Assistant Production Designer
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Costume Assistant
Stunt
Assistant Film Editor
Foley
Trainee
Translation
Other Crew
Product Placement
Designed by

Cast

Johannes Brost Janne
Peter Carlberg Klas
Léonore Ekstrand Jackie
Stefan Huynh Tommy
Carl Johan De Geer Leif
Charlotte Wandt Agnes
August Wittgenstein Michel
Malou Stiller Stefanie
Rikard Johansson sommargalleristen
Henrik Lilliér Becker (ej med i den slutgiltiga filmversionen)
Peter Lorentzon Stefan (ej med i den slutgiltiga filmversionen)
Simas Lindesis Donatas
Migle Polikeviciute Irina
Etienne Petersén Björn
Jennifer Knipe Charlotte
Rainer Gerdes Jorma
Ludvig Nilson Täby-Johan
Viveka Thalin Jane
Parisa Rezai Lindorm krabbflickan
Carl Kumlin bar-Jocke
Ilja Karilampi dj Christian
A J Trenear AJ
Christian Carloni bråkstake
Karin Hallén såstjej
Kelly Marlow fotograf

Companies

Production Company Idyll AB
Co-Production Company Fasad AB
Film i Väst AB
Filmfond Fyn
Sveriges Television AB
Supported by Båstad kommun
Partner Canal+ Television AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Nordisk Film AB 2012
Distributor in Sweden Nordisk Film AB 2012
Equipment Dagsljus Filmequipment AB
Camera Center Gotheburg AB
Ljud och Bildmedia
Recording Studio Supersonic Svendborg
Graphics Fellow Designers AB
Caterer Glad Mage Catering
Insurance If skadeförsäkring
Production Accountant Filmekonomi AB
Other Company Osborne Revision AB (revision)
FRF (brygglån)
Filmtech (mastring)
Filmek Teknik AB (digital intermediate)

Plot summary

Janne, a 60 year-old party organiser intending to run a nightclub during a major tennis tournament, is hanging out with his recently divorced older sister, Jackie. When an accident turns his life on its head, Janne, under pressure from those around him, embarks on a desperate search for a way out.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 200699
Date 2012-01-20
Classification Allowed from age 11


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Length in minutes 79 min


Production location

Båstad Sweden
Göteborg Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2012-02-24 Sweden
Festival showing 2012-01-27 Draken Göteborg Sweden 76 min (Göteborg International Film Festival 2012)
2012-01-28 Draken Göteborg Sweden 76 min (Göteborg International Film Festival 2012)
2012-02-02 Draken Göteborg Sweden 76 min (Göteborg International Film Festival 2012)
DVD release 2012-07-04 Sweden
TV showing 2014-05-30 SVT2 Sweden
2016-08-16 SVT1 Sweden
2018-01-06 SVT1 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Du gamla, du fria
Composer Trad (traditionell svensk folkvisa)
Lyrics Richard Dybeck (1844)
Musical Arrangement Jonas Hörnqvist
Musician Andreas Söderberg (trumpet och horn)


Original title Kärlekens tunga
By Plura Jonsson
Performed by Eldkvarn


Original title Avalon
Composer Vincent Rose (1920)
Lyrics Al Jolson (1920)
Performed by Roxy Music


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2013 Best Actor in a Leading Role Johannes Brost
Stockholm 2013 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Peter Carlberg
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2013 Best Cinematography Måns Månsson
Stockholm 2013 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Léonore Ekstrand
Festival Award Vologda 2012 (Grand Prix for Best Film, Volodga Voices Film Festival, Ryssland)
Vologda 2012 Johannes Brost (bästa skådespelare/best actor, Volodga Voices Film Festival, Ryssland)
Toronto 2011 (Kritikerpriset för bästa debutfilm, Best Debut Feature Critics' Award, Toronto Film Festival, Kanada)

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 Digital intermediate
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title After eight
Extent 81 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title After eight. Version 6. Av Axel Petersén.
Extent 85 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialogue list. Avalon.
Extent 34 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialogue list. Avalon. Trailer.
Extent 2 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista. Avalon.
Extent 26 s. + för- och eftertext, musiklista, regissörens kommentarer, produktioneuppgifter samt biogr.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialogue list Avalon trailer.
Extent 2 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista Avalon.
Extent 26 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title After eight. Version 15. Av Axel Petersén.
Extent 91 s.
Language Svenska


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


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