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Original title Sameblod
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 4,4 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 11
Dialogue
Swedish release 2017-03-03

Cast

Maj Doris Rimpi
Christina / Elle Marja

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Plot summary

Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this...

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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

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Choreography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Story Editor
Script Consultant
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Unit Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Assistant to the Producer
Casting
Extras Casting
Location Scout
Assistant Location Scout
Production Accountant
Casting Assistant
Marketing
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Steadicam Operator
Aerial Photography
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
Color Grading
On-line Editing
Visual Effects
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Assistant Property Master
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Driver
Costume Assistant
Stunt
Boom Operator
Foley Artist
Foley Recordist
Trainee
Storyboard
Graphic Design
Translation
Other Crew
Governess
DCP Mastering

Cast

Lene Cecilia Sparrok Elle Marja
Mia Erika Sparrok Njenna
Maj Doris Rimpi Christina / Elle Marja
Olle Sarri Olle
Hanna Alström lärarinnan
Julius Fleischanderl Niklas
Malin Crépin Elise
Andreas Kundler Gustav
Ánne Biret Somby Sanna
Bo Lundmark prästen
Jörgen Stenberg man som jojkar i kyrkan
Jonar Thomasson Jon-Olov
Anna Sööfe Bull Kuhmunen Anna-Stina
Katarina Blind mamma Anna
Lillie Sparrok Aahka
Tom Kappfjell Aaja
Dennis Winka kille i byn
Ulf Olofsson kille i byn
Felix Israelsson kille i byn
Konrad Marberg kille i byn
Tom Olofsson kille i byn
Anja Bergkvist elev i nomadskolklassen
Anne Laila Eira Andersson elev i nomadskolklassen
Ánta Máhtte J Utsi elev i nomadskolklassen
Elle Marja Eira Andersson elev i nomadskolklassen
Hilma Dunfjeld Mölnvik elev i nomadskolklassen
Hampus Lorentsson elev i nomadskolklassen
Ina Maddja Edmondson elev i nomadskolklassen
Jon Anta Eira Åhrén elev i nomadskolklassen
Jon Nils Kappfjell elev i nomadskolklassen
Maidi Kristin Eira Andersson elev i nomadskolklassen
Piere Åhrén elev i nomadskolklassen
Sabina Långberg elev i nomadskolklassen
Thea Persson Fjällman elev i nomadskolklassen
Valdian Hallin elev i nomadskolklassen
Ylva Gustafsson Laevie
Beata Cavallin Hedda
Anders Berg vetenskapsman
Hans-Ola Stenlund vetenskapsman
Marika Lindström bibliotekarie
Hanna Asp Ingrid
Emilia Bostedt Elsa
Kajsa Karlsson Märta
Tove Skeidsvoll gymnastiklärarinnan
Lena Skott Lundin Njenna som gammal

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Plot summary

Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 204209
Date 2017-01-17
Classification Allowed from age 11
Notes Digitalfil.


Technical specifications

Length in minutes 110 min


Production location

Sweden 2015-08-10 2015-09-24
Västerbottens län Sweden (norra Västerbottens län)
Uppsala Sweden
Stockholm Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2017-03-03 Sweden
Festival showing 2017-01-31 Draken Göteborg Sweden 110 min Göteborg Film Festival 2017
Cinematheque screening 2018-03-17 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Stoerre Vaerie
By Trad
Performed by Charlotta Kappfjell (jojk)
Hildegunn Øiseth (trumpet)
Frode Fjellheim (jojk)
Jörgen Stenberg (jojk)


Original title Stoerre Vaerie
By Trad
Performed by Charlotta Kappfjell (jojk)
Hildegunn Øiseth (trumpet)
Frode Fjellheim (jojk)
Jörgen Stenberg (jojk)


Original title Jazz Under the Stars
Performed by Skorpio_kv


Original title I thought I heard Buddy Bolden Say
By Jelly Roll Morton


Awards

Guldbagge Audience Award Stockholm 2018
Nominated for the Guldbagge Audience Award Stockholm 2018
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2018 Best Screenplay Amanda Kernell
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2018 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Mia Erika Sparrok
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2018 Best Editing Anders Skov
Stockholm 2018 Best Actress in a Leading Role Lene Cecilia Sparrok
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2018 Best Cinematography Sophia Olsson
Stockholm 2018 Best Director Amanda Kernell
Stockholm 2018 Best Picture
Special Mention Zlín 2017 (Special Recognition, Zlin Film Festival, Tjeckien)
Festival Award Trondheim 2017 (publikpris / Audience Award, Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival, Norge)
Santa Barbara 2017 (Valhalla Award, Nordic Cinema Competition, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA)
Newport 2017 (publikpris / Audience Award, Newport Beach Film Festival, USA)
Minneapolis 2017 (bästa ungdomsfilm / Best Youth Film, Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, USA)
Dragon Award Göteborg 2017 (Best Nordic Film, 40:e Göteborg International Film Festival, Sverige)
Festival Award Poznan 2017 (bästa långfilm / Marcin Award for Best Feature Film for Youth, International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino, Polen)
Sestri Levante 2017 (publikpris / Audience Award, Riviera International Film Festival, Italien)
Seattle 2017 Lene Cecilia Sparrok (Golden Space Needle Award for Best Actress, Seattle International Film Festival, USA)
Taipei 2017 (Teenager Panorama Award, Taipei Film Festival, Taiwan)
Duhok 2017 (bästa film / Yilmaz Guney Award for the Best Feature Film, Duhok International Film Festival, Irak)
Göteborg 2017 Sophia Olsson (Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award. 40:e Göteborg International Filmfestival, Sverige)
Créteil 2017 (publikpris / Prize of the Public for the Best Full-Length Feature Film, Festival international de films de femmes, Frankrike)
Budapest 2017 (bästa film / Best Film, Titanic Budapest International Film Festival, Ungern)
Sestri Levante 2017 Amanda Kernell (bästa regi / Best Director, Riviera International Film Festival, Italien)
Lux Film Prize Strasbourg 2017 Framröstad av EU-parlamentet.
Festival Award Seattle 2017 (Grand Jury Prize, Seattle International Film Festival, USA)
Luxembourg 2017 (ungdomsjurypris / Youth Jury Award, Luxembourgh City Film Festival, Luxemburg)
Tokyo 2016 Lene Cecilia Sparrok (bästa kvinnliga skådespelare / Best Actress Award, Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan)
Tokyo 2016 (jurypris / Special Jury Pirze, Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan)
Venedig 2016 (European Cinema Label, Venice Film Festival, Italien)
Venedig 2016 Amanda Kernell (regipris / Fedeora for Best Young Director, Venice Film Festival, Italien)
Thessaloniki 2016 (Human Values Award, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Grekland)

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