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THE GIRL

by Fredrik Edfeldt

synopsis

At a remote house in the country a ten-year-old girl takes her first steps in the adult world. Her parents having gone to work on a development project in Africa, the girl is obliged to move in with her trendy aunt. But it turns out that her aunt would rather go sailing with her lover, and so the girl decides to look after herself. This marks the beginning of an adventure during which this ten-year-old is often put to the test.

international title: The Girl
original title: Flickan
country: Sweden
sales agent: Delphis Films (CA)
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Fredrik Edfeldt
film run: 95'
release date: SE 04/09/2009, FR 26/01/2011
screenplay: Karin Arrhenius
cast: Blanca Engström, Shanti Roney, Leif Andrée, Annika Hallin, Tova Magnusson-Norling
cinematography by: Hoyte van Hoytema
film editing: Bernhard Winkler
costumes designer: Kersti Vitali Rudolfson
music: Mad Planet, Dan Berridge
producer: David Olsson
production: ACNE Film
distributor: ASC Distribution

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main awards/selection

Berlinale 2009 Generation Kplus
Best Debut Film - Special Mention
International Jury Prize - Special Mention
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