BEYOND

By Pernilla August

FACTS

Title: BEYOND
Original title: SVINALÄNGORNA
Director: Pernilla August
Producers: Helena Danielsson/Ralf Karlsson
Cast: Noomi Rapace, Ola Rapace, Ville Virtanen
Genre: Drama
Duration: 94 min
Language: SWEDISH
Country of origin: Sweden
Production Company: Hepp Film
Scriptwriter: Pernilla August/Lolita Ray
Cinematographer: Erik Mollberg Hansen
Production year: 2010
Editor: Åsa Mossberg
Local release: 10-12-2010

Leena, has fought all her life to let go of her grief over her dark childhood. One morning just before Christmas, Leena receives a phone call from a hospital in her childhood hometown telling her that her mother is dying. This news takes her on a journey to face her mother for the first time in her adult life. She is now forced to deal with her past to be able to move on. Pernilla August makes her directorial debut with her take on the bestselling novel SVINALÄNGORNA by Susanna Alakoski.

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Festival overview

Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival
Awards: Special Jury Award, Best Actress Award (Noomi Rapace)
2010-10-22

Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
Awards: NDR Award for Best Feature
2010-11-03

Hamburg Filmfest GmbH
Awards: Foreign Press Award
2010-09-30

Llubljana Film Festival 7-21 november 2003
Awards: Audience Award & Nordic Council Award
2011-11-19

Venice Film Festival
Awards: Audience Award
2010-09-01

Canberra Int. FF
2011-10-26

Chicago European Film Festival
2012-03-02

Cine Nordica
2011-03-04