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Fungus (Charlotta Miller, 2011)
In Fungus, the noisy protests of a neighbour whose husband just died compels Katrin to face her ex. ... Screens as part of the Swedish Shorts package. ... D Charlotta Miller P Emma Sahlgren WS Swedis… Read more

This co-production between Norway and Sweden is the first film that Anja Breien has made since Wives. She has adapted a novel by Hjalmar Soderberg. who also wrote 'Gertrud' from which Carl Dreyer's l… Read more

Girl (Fijona Jonuzi, 2011)
When thirty-something Hanna finds herself at a party full of 20-year-old men, she has to get over her discomfort in order to become ‘one of the boys'. ... Screens with Pure (Sweden, 97 mins). ... D… Read more

Girl Power (Per Carleson, )
To take a bicycle down the street should be easy, but a small transport problem can quickly grow. Per Carleson's delightful [Girl Power] proves that a little cunning can help, especially if you are a… Read more

Gösta & Lennart (Babak Najafi, 2001)
Lennart is in his fifties and has been abandoned by his gay partner. He finds love and happiness in the legacy of the affair - a four-year-old, 75-pound bulldog called Gösta. ... Read more

Habitat (Lars Arrhenius, Johannes Müntzing, )
A graphic depiction of inner city living. No matter how desirable one's apartment may be you cannot chose your neighbours.---D/P/S Lars Arrhenius, Johannes Muntzing WS Swedish Film Institute L no dia… Read more

HAPPY END (Björn Runge, 2011)
“We follow individuals that are of most importance to each other, but they are not honest to each other.” - Björn Runge, director ... Preceded by Daybreak (which won the Silver Bear at the Berli… Read more

HARRY MUNTER (Kjell Grede, 1970)
Harry Munter is a dreamy, precocious youth. He's also rather a genius, having invented some kind of electronic equipment which has come to the notice of an American company. ... Last year Harry went … Read more

HAXAN: WITCHCRAFT THROUGH THE AGES (Benjamin Christensen, 1922)
Silent, Satanic and surreal. This unique event combines a supernatural archival jewel with live music by DJ David Franzke. According to film historian Ado Kyrou, in order to sneak his "shocking indic… Read more

HEARTBREAK HOTEL (Colin Nutley, 2006)
'Till death us do part' could just as easily have been ‘til you reach 40. Proving that life begins at 40, Elisabeth and Gudrun are Sweden's answer to the heroines of Thelma and Louise - minus the … Read more

HOLE IN MY HEART, A (Lukas Moodysen, 2004)
Following his debut feature, [Show Me Love], and his acclaimed [Lilya 4-ever], the talented Lukas Moodysson probes further into the dark excesses of human behaviour. Sure to provoke controversy, his … Read more

Homo Ludens (A O Karlung, 1968)
A tirade of images, a barrage of animated etchings and artifacts for and against " the American way". ... Read more

HUGO AND JOSEPHINE (Kjell Grede, 1967)
A lonely seven-year-old daughter of a clergyman runs away from home with her young fatherless friend, Hugo, and together they explore the dreams of childhood through the glorious Swedish summer in co… Read more

HUGS AND KISSES (Jonas Cornell, 1966)
In Ostermalm, the Toorak of Stockholm, live a glossy couple luxuriating in the world of glossy magazines, Peter Stuyvesant ads, and Swedish swish. Then another bloke turns up, a bohemian kicked out b… Read more

Human Performance and Limitations (Martin Wilderberg, 2007)
This deceivingly simple and humorous documentary challenges the distanced diagnosis of a ‘very experienced and skilled' neurologist. As we fly through the air we are forced to reflect on the contem… Read more

I AM CURIOUS - BLUE (Vilgot Sjöman, )
Whilst filming what was to have been a single feature called / Am Curious, director Sjoman found that he could not adequately say all that he wished within a single film of ordinary length. / Am Curi… Read more

I AM CURIOUS - YELLOW (Vilgto Sjöman, )
Vilgot Sjoman is the maker of The Mistress and My Sister My Love, and whilst both these films were noted for their explicit treatment of 'dangerous' subjects, the development of a sexual relationship… Read more

I LOVE, YOU LOVE (Stig Björkman, 1968)
As their period of living together draws to its inevitable end, Sten and Helena discover that a baby is on the way. Anxieties and aggressions begin to darken the lighthearted play which has been a ch… Read more

ICEBREAKER (Jean Rouch, Titte Tornroth, Raul Ruiz, 1987)
This three part film is just one clement of an extraordinary multi-media project initiated by the (obviously enlightened) French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which sent a group of artists out for two… Read more

IL CAPITANO (Jan Troell, 1991)
A tense triple murder tale straight from the Swedish newspaper headlines. ... Renowned Swedish director Jan Troell (Oscar-nominated for The Emigrants) examines the dark dynamic between a couple of ki… Read more

In (Adam Berg, 2011)
A search for a dropped toy uncovers a mysterious tunnel in this uncanny debut film from award winning music video and commercial director Adam Berg. ... D Adam Berg P Magdalena Jangard, Kristina Wibo… Read more

In Other Words (Stig Björkman, 1970)
Mao Tse Tung said: "To study is to learn, but to work is also to learn, and the more important way of learning." Two members of a political group are challenged to test this theory in practice. ... Read more

Incident by a Bank (Ruben Östlund, 2010)
A one-shot reconstruction of an actual event witnessed on June 26, 2006, as a bank robbery doesn't quite go to plan. ... --- ... D/S Rubem Östlund P Erik Hemmendorff, Marie Kjellson L Swedish w/Engl… Read more

INGMAR BERGMAN (Stig Björkman, 1972)
This is a study of Ingmar Bergman, as film director. The film was made during the preparation and shooting of The Touch, and gives a penetrating portrait of Bergman. It contains a long interview in w… Read more

Instead of Abracadabra- SCANDINAVIAN SHORTS (Patrik Eklund, 2008)
UP-CLOSE GOTHIC DEATH AND MAYHEM! Can the Napoleon Dynamite of the magic world save the day and win the girl? ... --- D/S Patrik Eklund P Mathia Fjellström WS Swedish Film Institute L Swedish w/Engl… Read more

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