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Original title Den allvarsamma leken
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,18 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Original work
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Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 7
Dialogue
Swedish release 2016-09-09

Cast

Sverrir Gudnason
Arvid Stjärnblom

Karin Franz Körlof
Lydia Stille

Liv Mjönes
Dagmar Randel

Michael Nyqvist
chefredaktör Markel

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
Carl Lidner

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Plot summary

A Serious Game is the story of a young couple, the journalist Arvid Stjärnblom and Lydia Stille, who fall madly in love. They are both drawn to the dream of pure, great and...

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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

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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Conforming
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Story Editor
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Casting
Assistant Location Scout
Production Accountant
Marketing
Film Commissioner
Post Producer
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Color Grading
On-line Editing
Compositor
Visual Effects
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Music Recording Supervisor
Singer
Musician
Music Supervisor
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Wigs
Hair and Make-up Designer
Construction Coordinator
Costume Assistant
Make-up Assistant
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Assistant
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Sound Editor
Art Director
Graphic Design
Translation
Legal Advisor
Insurance
Other Crew

Cast

Sverrir Gudnason Arvid Stjärnblom
Karin Franz Körlof Lydia Stille
Liv Mjönes Dagmar Randel
Michael Nyqvist chefredaktör Markel
Richard Forsgren Lovén
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard Carl Lidner
Sven Nordin Markus Roslin
Göran Ragnerstam Anders Stille
Staffan Göthe Stjärnblom
Sophie Tolstoy fröken Zeijlon
Thomas Segerström Cedergren
Peter Larsdotter Pettersson
Alva Hellenius Marianne
Eva Millberg hyresvärdinna
Klas Anderlind concierge
Sven Wagelin-Challis pantbanksföreståndare

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Plot summary

A Serious Game is the story of a young couple, the journalist Arvid Stjärnblom and Lydia Stille, who fall madly in love. They are both drawn to the dream of pure, great and untainted love. Yet, the dream demands greater sacrifice than they could ever imagine. A passionate and fiery love story about the choices we have, the ones we don´t, the choices we make and the consequences that follow.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 203747
Date 2016-06-15
Classification Allowed from age 7
Notes DCP.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.78:1
Length in minutes 115 min


Original work

Original title Den allvarsamma leken (Novel)
Author Hjalmar Söderberg


Production location

Åmål Sweden
Stockholm Sweden
Budapest Hungary

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2016-09-09 Sweden
Festival showing 2017-02-03 BioPalatset Göteborg Sweden 115 min Göteborg Film Festival 2017

Soundtrack listing

Original title La Habanera/L'amour est un oiseau rebelle. Ur Carmen
Composer Georges Bizet (1875)
Lyrics Frans Hedberg (svensk text 1878)
Henri Meilhac (fransk text 1875)
Ludovic Halévy (fransk text 1875)
Musical Arrangement Mats Bergström
Performed by Magdalena Ernman (sopran)
Mats Bergström (gitarr)


Original title Gli amori d'Apollo e di Dafne
By Francesco Cavalli


Original title String Quartets 61 in d minor , Op. 76. No. 2 ("Fifths")
By Joseph Haydn


Original title String Quartets 62 in c major, Opus 76, No. 3 ("Emperor")
By Joseph Haydn


Original title Mia piccirella. Ur Salvator Rosa
Composer Carlos Gomes (1884)
Lyrics Antonio Ghislanzoni (italiensk text 1884)
Singer Enrico Caruso
Conductor Osef Pasternack


Original title Faust
Composer Charles Gounod (1859)
Lyrics Jules Barbier
Michel Carré
Singer Tóth-Czifra Gábor (tenor)
Vincze Klára (sopran)
Musician Leo Svensson (cello / violin)


Original title Tantis serenad
Lyrics Arvid Ödmann (1902)
Performed by Oscar Ralf


Original title Förbjuden musik
Composer Stanislao Gastaldon
Lyrics Flic Floc
Performed by August Svensson


Original title Giselle, ou Les Wilis
Composer Adolphe Adam (1841)
Lyrics Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges (libretto 1841)
Théophile Gautier (libretto 1841)


Original title String Quartets No 60 in G major, Opus 76, No 1, Hob. III 75, I Allegro con spirito
By Joseph Haydn


Original title String Quartets 62 in c major, Opus 76, No. 3 Hob. III: 7, "Emperor" II Poco Adagio, Cantabile
By Joseph Haydn


Original title Ceremonial Prelude on the Chorale Lover den Herre (Lobet den Herrn)
By Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann


Original title Amore e morte
By Gaetano Donizetti
Singer Hanna Fritzson (sopran)
Musician Matti Bye (piano)


Original title Serenad
By Ivar Widéen
Performed by Oscar Ralf


Original title Så älskade gud världen
By Betty Ehrenborg-Posse
Performed by Oscar Bergström


Original title Lugn vilar sjön
By Heinrich Pfeil
Performed by August Svensson


Awards

The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2017 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Michael Nyqvist
Stockholm 2017 Best Costume Kicki Ilander
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2017 Best Actress in a Leading Role Karin Franz Körlof
Stockholm 2017 Best Set Design Anna Asp
Stockholm 2017 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Liv Mjönes

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 tilläggsmaterial
Gauge EXTRAS


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title A serious game
Extent 52 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 50 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Den allvarsamma leken. Av Lone Scherfig. Baserad på Hjalmar Söderbergs roman. Version 2, september 2012.
Extent 113 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Den allvarsamma leken. Av Lone Scheftig. Baserad på Hjalmar Söderbergs roman. Version 3, april 2013.
Extent 119 s.
Language Svenska


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Misc.prints
Language Svenska


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