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by Jesper Ganslandt


It's the last summer in Falkenberg. Five childhood friends who have become young men. David who yearns to be a child again and Holger who never wants to move away. Two best friends that escape to the forest and to the ocean, away from the future.
Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his catering company, "Breakfast in bed" by burglarizing houses. And John, always in a bad mood, yet believes that bacon makes him happy.
The future looms at the horizon, but all of them won’t be there to see it.
Falkenberg Farewell - a film about friendship and memories and a final farewell to the little town by the sea.

international title: Falkenberg Farewell
original title: Falkenberg Farewell
country: Sweden, Denmark
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Jesper Ganslandt
film run: 91'
release date: SE 22/09/2006, NO 27/04/2007, NL 15/11/2007, BE 17/09/2008, FR 12/05/2010
screenplay: Fredrik Wenzel, Jesper Ganslandt
cast: Holger Eriksson, David Johnson, Jesper Ganslandt, Jörgen Svensson, John Axel Eriksson
cinematography by: Fredrik Wenzel
producer: Anna Anthony
production: Memfis Film & TV, Film Väst, SFI- Swedish Film Institute/Svenska Filminstitutet, Zentropa Entertainments24, Swedish Television (SVT), Piodor Gustafsson and in cooperation with Canal+ Television AB and Fasad AB
distributor: Filmfreak Distributie, Coopérative Nouveau Cinéma - CNC, Ed Distribution


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Venice 2006 Venice Days (selection)

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