Language: Swedish

  • A Man Called Ove

    A Man Called Ove

    Stepping out of Fredrik Backman’s bestselling novel (Swedish, 2012), Ove is the quintessential neighbourhood grouch. A boisterous young family moves into his street, sparking a tale of unreliable first impressions, interacting opposites and life’s unexpected twists, all generously laced with Nordic black humour. Lead actor Lassgård, who played Wallander in the Swedish TV adaptation of…

  • Hugo and Josephine

    Hugo and Josephine

    Josephine lives with her father, a priest, in an isolated spot. Hugo enters her life and together they spend the summer with the gardener finding fun. A gentle masterpiece re-released for new audiences. A film of deceptive simplicity and real beauty, outward and inward. New York Times. 3 major awards.

  • A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

    A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

    In the grey urban landscape of Sweden, two novelty salesmen observe the human condition in a series of absurdist scenes. A film that sits somewhere between Bunuel and Loach. Impossible to adequately explain – just watch! Shines with hyperreal beauty – sublimely ridiculous. Telegraph.

  • Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

    Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

    Swedish documentary film directed by Göran Olsson, that examines the evolution of the Black Power movement in American society from 1967 to 1975 as viewed through Swedish journalists and filmmakers. It features footage of the movement shot by Swedish journalists in the United States at that time, with appearances by Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, Huey…

  • Let The Right One In

    Let The Right One In

    Oskar (Hedebrant) is a 12 year old loner, bullied at school he is full of suppressed rage. Eli moves in next door – she’s a bit of a misfit too and they become friends. She encourages Oskar to stand up to the bullies. As the two young people find solace in each other Oskar begins…

  • Reconstruction

    Reconstruction

    Its a mystery why Alex suddenly leaves the devoted Simone to follow a beautiful woman into the Copenhagen night. Time twists and Simone becomes a stranger to him – his past disappears. To create his future, Alex must return the enigmatic Aimee’s love, but will he have the courage Boe offers us a noir-ish, psychological…

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