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LILYA 4-EVER

by Lukas Moodysson

synopsis

Lilja, 16, lives in a poor town in the former Soviet Union. Her one friend is a boy called Volodja and they share a dream of finding a better world to live in. Lilja meets and falls in love with Andrej who asks her to go and live with him in Sweden.

international title: Lilya 4-ever
original title: Lilja 4-ever
country: Sweden, Denmark
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Lukas Moodysson
film run: 109'
release date: SE 23/08/2002, NO 20/09/2002, DK 27/09/2002, FI 16/10/2002, CH 20/02/2003, IS 11/03/2003, NL 20/03/2003, FR 16/04/2003, LU 26/09/2003, HU 06/11/2003, DE 04/12/2003
screenplay: Lukas Moodysson
cast: Oksana Akinshina, Artiom Bogucharskij, Elina Benenson, Lilia Sinkarjova, Pavel Panomarjov, Tomas Neumann
cinematography by: Ulf Brantås
film editing: Michael Leszczylowski
art director: Josefin Åsberg
costumes designer: Denise Östholm
music: Nathan Larson
producer: Lars Jönsson
production: Memfis Film & TV, Zentropa Entertainments, Film i Väst, Nordisk Fim & TV Fond, Svenska Filminstitutet, DFJ
distributor: Sonet Film AB, Sandrew Metronome Norge AS (NO), Sandrew Metronome (DK), Haut et Court (FR), Pathé (CH), SPI International (HU), Arsenal Filmverleih (DE)
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