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Basic facts


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Artistic Advisor
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Production company Plattform Produktion AB
Co-Production Company Sveriges Television AB
Film Väst
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Distributor in Sweden (DCP) Folkets Bio AB 2016

Plot summary

The situation itself highlights a dilemma. The fear of going for it, or the humiliation of backing down. What are we like when we hesitate, and when we decide? How do we behave when we're alone, and what are we like when relating to others?

Technical specifications

Length in minutes 15 min

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2016-03-16 Sweden
Festival showing 2016-01-31 Capitol Göteborg Sweden 15 min 39:e Göteborg International Film Festival.
2016-03-12 Victoria 2 Stockholm Sweden 15 min Tempo dokumentärfestival, 2016.
2016-10-25 Slottsbiografen Uppsala Sweden 17 min 35:e Uppsala Internationella Kortfilmfestival, 2016.
TV showing 2017-12-21 SVT2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title An die Freude
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven (musik ur Symfoni, nr 9)


Festival Award Clermont-Ferrand 2017 (juryns specialpris / Jury Special Prize. Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, Frankrike.)
Clermont-Ferrand 2017 (publikens pris / Audience Award, Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, Frankrike.)
Glasgow 2017 (publikpris / International Audience Award, Glasgow Short Film Festival, Storbritannien)
Barcelona 2017 (Documentary Grand Prix, Mecal - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes y Animación de Barcelona, Spanien)
Bristol 2017 (European Live Action Award, Encounters, Storbritannien)
Prag 2016 (bästa kortfilm / Best Short, Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Tjeckien)
The Synch Leader Award (Sweden) Göteborg 2016 (kortfilmspris / Shorts Award, Göteborg International Film Festival, Sverige)

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Holdings Posters

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

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