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Original title En levande själ
Film type Kortfilm
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Director
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Screenplay
Original work
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Production company
Awards
Dialogue

Plot summary

An ego wakes up in a laboratory. We soon realise it is Upsilon, a brain that is kept alive artificially. With black humour and a focus on the subjective experience, we follow Upsilon's path to...

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Director
Screenplay
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Production Manager
Project Coordinator
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
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Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Conforming
Script Supervisor
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Legally responsible
Runner
Production Accountant
Film Commissioner
Post Producer
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Underwater Photography
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Best Boy
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Color Grading
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Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
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Costume Assistant
Make-up Assistant
Assistant Film Editor
Sound Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Storyboard
Puppet Manipulation
Graphics
Graphic Design
Translation
Other Crew

Cast

Tova Magnusson Ypslon
Louise Peterhoff Emma
Claes Ljungmark professorn
Stina Ekblad docenten
Christoffer Svensson doktoranden
Michelle Meadows doktorand
Mikael Kakeeto labbasistent
Ivica Zubak labbtekniker
Lisette Pagler investerare
Kristian Petri styrelsemedlem
Thomas Lundqvist handen
John R. Hallström Ypslons kropp
Annika Lindh nattvakt
Herculus Östberg nattvakt

Companies

Produktionsbolag B-Reel Feature Films
Copyright B-Reel AB
Co-Production Company Swiss International AB
Sveriges Television AB
Film Efex Studio
Elder Film Chimney
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Equipment Ljud & Bildmedia AB
Post Production Company The Chimney Pot AB
Visual Effects Swiss International AB
Recording Studio Ljudligan AB
Graphics Åbäke
Sales Magnet Film
Other Company Selder Film (optik)
EffektStudion EFX AB (modell av handen)
Filmefex Studio (animatrinic)
Djuragenturen (djurhantering)

Plot summary

An ego wakes up in a laboratory. We soon realise it is Upsilon, a brain that is kept alive artificially. With black humour and a focus on the subjective experience, we follow Upsilon's path to consciousness and the development of a personality.

Technical specifications

Length in minutes 31 min


Original work

Original title En levande själ (Novel)
Author P.C. Jersild


Release dates

Festival showing 2014-01-25 Stora Teatern Göteborg Sweden 31 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014. Novellfilmsmaraton.
2014-01-30 Haga 1 Göteborg Sweden 31 min 37:e Göteborg International Film Festival 2014. Novellfilm 1.
TV showing 2014-07-16 SVT2 Sweden
Festival showing 2014-10-22 Regina Uppsala Sweden 29 min 33:e Uppsala Internationella Kortfilmfestival 2014.

Soundtrack listing

Original title Symfoni, nr 40, K. 550, g-moll
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1788)


Original title Merry Christmas baby
By Henry Moore Selder
Daniel Fagerström
Performed by Ypslon band


Original title Staffansvisan
Performed by Patrik Kolar


Awards

Festival Award Budapest 2015 (bästa idé/manus / Best Idea/Script, Busho Film Festival, Ungern)
Special Mention Göteborg 2014 (hedersomnämnande novellfilm / Honorable Mention Swedish Featurettes Section, Göteborg Filmfestival, Sverige)
Svensk novellfilm 13 (2014) contains A Living Soul (2014)

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Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title A Living Soul


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Script title En levande själ. Dialoglista Sv.
Extent 35 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title A living soul. En.
Extent 37 s.
Language English


Script type Synopsis
Script title Presstext. En levande själ.
Extent 1 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title En levande själ. Novellfilmsmanus av Peter Modestij. Baserat på en roman av P.C. Jersild. Revisioner av Henry Moore Selder.
Extent 26 s.
Language Swedish


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