SHORT FILMS

THE WATERMELON

Comedy/drama 10 min (original title Vattenmelonen)

SWEDEN 2006

Christmas 1978, Sweden. A Chilean father spends his family's last money on a watermelon. But the excitement is brief when the melon doesn't live up to the expectations. The family peace is now ruined, turning their world literally upside-down in this absurd and tragicomic story.

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THE EGG

Comedy/drama 14 min (original title Ägget) 

SWEDEN 2003 

Ivar, an eight-year-old boy and his grandfather don?t get along. Ivar is a vegetarian and grandpa thinks real men should eat meat. Ivar should at least be able to eat an egg, so Granpa sends him to by an one. But he crushes it and don?t dare to go back because he?s afraid of what grandpa might do to him. His desperate hunt for an egg creates completely new possibilities for their friendship.

Short documentary 8,5 minutes (Original title: Kurt & Oves Bilservice)

SWEDEN 2008

Much has changed in the world since the 1960s, but at Kurt & Ove´s Car Repair it seems as if time has been standing still. For over 40 years Kurt and Oves have been running the place together. Now in their seventies, they are in no shape to carry on any longer. One day in December 2006 the car repair is gone. This photographic and poetic documentary portrays Kurt and Ove´s final three years at the car repair shop.

THE GIRL WITH A VIDEO CAMERA

Drama 29 min 30 sec (Original title: Tjejen med videokameran)

SWEDEN 2005

Frida, 19, works as a park-keeper, picking up what others leave behind. One day she picks up a video camera. Soon, filming becomes a passion and a way of eyeing the world around her. With her best friend as companion, and the camera as a weapon, a journey through life is about to begin. A journey, that might cost her more than she is prepared to pay. 

NAME AND NUMBER PLEASE

Drama 10min (Original title: Dom fyra sista siffrorna)

SWEDEN 2003

Maria and Gustav meet each other during the EU-summit in Gothenburg Sweden, the summer of 2001. They are there to demonstrate for justice and democracy. When the police storms in to the school were they had permission to sleep ( Hvitfeldska Gymnasiet), it turns out that Gustav is an undercover police. Maria gets arrested and beated by the police and Gustav does not interfere. Två years later they meet again outside the court room. How will it end this time?