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Original title Palme
Film type Feature
Category Documentary
Form Live-action
Average rating 4,08 / 5
Director
Producer
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2012-09-14

Plot summary

It's 25 years since the February night when Olof Palme was shot dead on the streets of Stockholm, changing Sweden forever overnight. Palme is the film about his life and times, and about...

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Festival contact (documentary):

Sara Rüster
+46 8 665 11 41
sara.ruster@filminstitutet.se

Josefina Mothander
+46 8 665 12 67
Josefina.mothander@filminstitutet.se

 

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Swedish release title
International title
Working title
Title for Swedish DVD release

Crew

Director
Producer
Director of Photography
Lighting Supervisor
Music
Film Editor
Animation
Conforming
Advisor
Research
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Coordinator
Legally responsible
Production Assistant
Assistant
Production Accountant
Film Commissioner
Still Photographer
Compositor
Digital Grading
Visual Effects
Digital media
Digital Media Coordinator
Conductor
Musician
Orchestration
Music Supervisor
Sound Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Graphics
Legal Advisor
Trailer
Other Crew

Cast

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Plot summary

It's 25 years since the February night when Olof Palme was shot dead on the streets of Stockholm, changing Sweden forever overnight. Palme is the film about his life and times, and about the Sweden he helped to create. A man who changed history.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 201030
Date 2012-08-09
Classification Allowed from age 7


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 103 min
Dialogue
Textad


Release dates

Release in Sweden 2012-09-14 Sweden 103 min
TV showing 2012-12-25 SVT1 Sweden Del 1 av 3.
2012-12-27 SVT1 Sweden Del 2 av 3.
2013-01-01 SVT1 Sweden Del 3 av 3.
Festival showing 2013-03-10 Victoria 2 Stockholm Sweden 109 min Tempo dokumentärfilmfestival, 2013.
DVD release 2013-02-28 Sweden
TV showing 2015-08-02 SVT2 Sweden Del 1 av 3.
2015-08-09 SVT2 Sweden Del 2 av 3.
2015-08-16 SVT2 Sweden
2015-08-16 SVT2 Sweden Del 3 av 3.
2016-02-28 SVT1 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Sorgmarsch
Performed by Benny Anderssons Orkester


Original title America
By Klas Gullbrand
Carl Bagge
Performed by Carl Bagge (piano)
Klas Gullbrand (gitarr)
Ola Hultgren (trummor)
Kenji Rabson (bas)
Kenji Rabson (spoken word )


Original title Folkhemmet
By Klas Gullbrand
Performed by Björn Jansson (klarinett)
Edvin Nahlin (piano)
Klas Gullbrand (gitarr)
Paul Sollinger (bas)


Original title Jimmy Mack
By Brian Holland
Lamont Dozier
Edward Holland Jr
Performed by Martha & The Vandellas


Original title Swedish Model
By Klas Gullbrand


Original title Sången om Stalin
Lyrics Mats Lundälv
Performed by Knutna Nävar


Original title Hög standard
Composer Peps Persson (1975)
Lyrics Peps Persson (1975)
Performed by Peps Blodsband


Original title Estonian cradle song
By Artur Lemba
Performed by Rainer Kuisma


Original title Falling flag
By Pihlis
Sebastian Forslund


Original title Where have all the flowers gone?
Lyrics Pete Seeger


Original title L'Internationale
Composer Pierre Degeyter (1887)
Lyrics Henrik Menander (svensk text 1902)
Eugène Pottier (fransk text 1871)


Original title Arbetets söner
Composer Nils Peter Möller ("Vindarnas kör"/"Upp genom luften ...")
Lyrics Henrik Menander (text "Arbetets söner" 1885)
Musical Arrangement Roland Lindberg


Original title The new life
By Klas Gullbrand
Alexander Schmidt


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2013 Best Editing Andreas Jonsson
Stockholm 2013 Best Editing Hanna Lejonqvist
Stockholm 2013 Best Editing Niels Pagh Andersen
Stockholm 2013 Best Music Benny Andersson
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2013 Best Documentary
Victor Film Award (Sweden) Stockholm 2012
Våran Olof! (1973) Cited in Palme (2012)
Olof Palme (1996) Cited in Palme (2012)
Tage (1968) Cited in Palme (2012)
SAP partikongress 1969 (1969) Cited in Palme (2012)
I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967) Cited in Palme (2012)
Kamrater, motståndaren är välorganiserad (1970) Cited in Palme (2012)
Henry Kissinger/Ramp om historia (2004) Cited in Palme (2012)
Ebba the Movie (1982) Cited in Palme (2012)
Satans mördare del 1: Vem var Olof Palme? (1995) Cited in Palme (2012)
Eva - den utstötta (1969) Cited in Palme (2012)
Den förlorade melodien (1957) Cited in Palme (2012)
Aktuellt om SAAB (1960) Cited in Palme (2012)
Invigningen av Filmhuset (1971) Cited in Palme (2012)
Stockholm "Queen of the Baltic" (1932) Cited in Palme (2012)
Dansen kring Guldbaggen (1964) Cited in Palme (2012)
Tidningsmänniskor (1975) Cited in Palme (2012)

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


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista. Palme. (Feature film, 25 fps).
Extent 31 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista..
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoguelist. Palme. (Feature film, 25 fps).
Extent 37 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Synopsis
Script title Palme. En film om ett litet land och en stor ledare.
Extent 7 s. Produktionsuppgifter ingår.
Language Svenska


Script type Synopsis
Script title Palme. A 20th century tale.
Extent 3 s. Produktionsuppgifter ingår.
Language Engelska


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Broadcast

Technical specifications

Length in minutes 177 min
Dialogue
Textad


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