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by Gabriela Pichler


It is not easy for a girl like Raša – a Swedish citizen of Balkan origin and Islamic religion – to find a new job. She is fired from the factory where she used to pack lettuce into plastic bowls. She has not a high school degree, and she has to maintain her beloved father. She attends classes of psychological support for the unemployed and tries her best to find a new job. Under this harsh circumstances, she suddenly realises that the Country in which she decided to live does not grant everyone equal opportunities.

international title: Eat Sleep Die
original title: Äta sova dö
country: Sweden
sales agent: The Yellow Affair
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Gabriela Pichler
film run: 100'
release date: SE 07/09/2012, FI 12/04/2013, FR 19/06/2013, DE 20/03/2014
screenplay: Gabriela Pichler
cast: Nermina Lukac, Milan Dragišić, Jonathan Lampinen, Peter Fält, Ružica Pichler
cinematography by: Johan Lundborg
film editing: Gabriela Pichler, Johan Lundborg
costumes designer: Sandra Woltersdorf
music: Andreas Svensson
producer: China Åhlander
production: Anagram Produktion, Film i Skåne, Sveriges Television AB - SVT, Film Väst, Solid Entertainment AB, Piraya Film HB
distributor: TriArt Film AB, ASC Distribution, Eclipse
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main awards/selection

Biennale di Venezia 2012 SIC - Settimana Internazionale della Critica
Best film
Toronto International Film Festival 2012 
Zurich Film Festival 2012 
Reykjavik International Film Festival 2012 
Hamburg Film Festival 2012 
Busan International Film Festival 2012 
BFI London Film Festival 2012 
Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2012 
Warsaw Film Festival 2012 
Seville European Film Festival 2012 
Göteborg International Film Festival 2013 
Bergamo Film Meeting 2013 
CPH PIX 2013 

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