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by Manne Lindwall


Nine-year-old Simon is bullied in school by the two year older Alex. His mother Karin meets a new man, Björn, who seens to be a new hope for Simon. Everything changes when it turns out that Björn is the father of Alex and the plan is for them all to live together.

international title: Strong as a Lion
original title: Lejontämjaren
country: Sweden
sales agent: Svensk Filmindustri International
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Manne Lindwall
film run: 90'
release date: SE 14/02/2003, FI 12/12/2003
screenplay: Ola Höglund, Lovisa Löfhagen, Robert Olsson, Niklas Rockström, Sara Wadell, Mikael Bengtsson
cast: Magnus Krepper, Eric Lager, Linus Nord
cinematography by: Håkan Holmberg
film editing: Darek Hodor
art director: Lotta Bergman
costumes designer: Marie Flyckt
music: Bengt Nilsson
producer: Peter Hiltunen, Joan Fälemark, Joakim Hansson
production: Illusion Film, Sonet Film AB, Film i Väst, Svenska Filminstitut (SE)
distributor: Sonet Film AB, Kinoscreen (FI)
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