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Original title Hjärtat
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 2,86 / 5
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 7
Swedish release 2018-02-14

Plot summary

We follow a young couple, Mika and Tesfay, for 156 weeks — from the first time they meet until long after their relationship has ended. The film centres around the attitudes of sex...

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Festival contact (feature):

Petter Mattsson
+46 8 665 11 34

Theo Tsappos
+46 8 665 11 33


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Swedish release title
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Production Manager
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Assistant Director
First Assistant Director
Artistic Advisor
Script Supervisor
Script Consultant
Associate Producer
Production Coordinator
Location Manager
Production Assistant
Extras Casting
Location Scout
Production Accountant
Film Commissioner
First Assistant Cameraman
Steadicam Operator
Best Boy
Color Grading
Visual Effects
Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)
Music Supervisor
Assistant Production Designer
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Hair Stylist
Costume Assistant
Make-up Assistant
Sound Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Graphic Design
Legal Advisor
Other Crew


Fanni Metelius Mika
Ahmed Berhan Tesfay
Leona Axelsen Li
Daniella Mir Dafne
Suzanne Reuter Mikas mamma
Samuel Edwards Chris
Emil Brulin klasskompis på folkhögskola
Josefin von Zeipel klasskompis på folkhögskola
Halima Mahammed Ali Handulleh klasskompis på folkhögskola
Love Lagerberg ragg på folkhögskola
Claes Hartelius Mikas pappa
Ester Simonsson Mikas lillasyster
May Jamani sångeska
Mia Ray Mikas syster


Plot summary

We follow a young couple, Mika and Tesfay, for 156 weeks — from the first time they meet until long after their relationship has ended. The film centres around the attitudes of sex and love of young adults today, and is a generational tale of intimacy, sexuality, and inner revolution.

Swedish censorship / rating

Certificate number 205128
Date 2018-02-05
Classification Allowed from age 7

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound type Sound
Colour type Colour
Width DCP
Frames per second 24
Length in minutes 104 min

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2018-02-14 Sweden
Festival showing 2018-01-31 Stora Teatern Gothenburg Sweden Göteborg Filmfestival 2018

Soundtrack listing

Original title Vafan Händz?!
Performed by Grillat & Grändy
Ison Glasgow
By Felipe Leiva Wenger
Pablo Leiva Wenger
Ison Glasgow

Original title Vår nivå
Performed by HMSV
By Meron Mangasha
Henok Achido
Performed by Julia Spada
By Julia Spada

Original title Don't Touch the Alarm
Performed by Hot Since 82
By Daley Padley

Original title On My Mind
Performed by Jorja Smith

Original title Plottin
Performed by J Hus

Original title Fade
By Mohammed Ziena
Performed by Moseqar

Original title How Deep Is Your Love
Performed by Calvin Harris

Original title Kult
By David Åström
Performed by Musketeer

Original title Dancehall Instrumental
Performed by DJVivaEdit

Original title Lifestyle
By Bryan Williams
Jeffrey Williams
Dequantes Lamar
London Holmes
Performed by Rich Gang

Original title Me & U
Performed by Cassie
By Ryan Leslie

Original title Sooner or Later (intrumental version)
By German Brigante
Performed by German Brigante

Original title Cash Lingo
Performed by iiGotProductOfficial

Original title Naughty Girl (Dubbel Dutch Hyperwine Refix)
Performed by Popcaan
By André Sutherland
Andrew Sayeed Myrie

Original title $Jomo$
By Niklas Nelldal

Original title Sista 24
By Henok Achido
Performed by Henok Achido
By Peter Ring

Original title The Walls Are Down
By Johanna Ekmark
Sven Johansson

Original title L'Amour Toujours (small mix)
Performed by Gigi D'Agostino
By Diego Leoni
Luigino Di Agostino
Paolo Sandrini
Carlo Montagner

Original title Miss Independant
By Newton Boateng
Performed by Dada

Original title Did You See
By Jonathan Kweku Awotme-Mensah
Momodou Lamin Jallow
Performed by J Hus

Holdings Film

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Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP

Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge DCP

Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge DCP

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title Hjärtat

Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Working title Jag vill inte bli gammal nu
Extent 72 s.
Language Swedish

Script type Credits
Extent 5 s.
Language Swedish

Script type Credits
Extent 2 s.
Language Swedish

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 58 s.
Language Swedish

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 44 s.
Language English

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 47 s.
Language Swedish

Script type Music Que Sheet
Extent 1 s.
Language English

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