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by Peter Grönlund


Goliat is set in a small industrial town somewhere in Sweden. When Roland is sentenced to prison, his son, 17-year old Kimmie, is expected to provide for the family by taking over his dad's criminal business. This is a task he's not ready for. The film's depicting a boy's brutal entry into adult life and examines aspects of social heritage and patriarchal structures, at a time when the welfare is declining and Sweden is changing.

international title: Goliath
original title: Goliat
country: Sweden
sales agent: Goodfellas
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Peter Grönlund
film run: 88'
release date: SE 5/10/2018, HU 19/09/2019
screenplay: Peter Grönlund
cast: Joakim Sällquist, Sebastian Ljungblad, Cedomir Djordjevic, Sampo Sarkola, Davina Robinson, Cornelia Andersson, Tuva Linghult
cinematography by: Gösta Reiland
film editing: Dino Jonsäter
art director: Marika Åkerblom
costumes designer: Sofie Krunegård
producer: Frida Bargo, Jon Mankell, Mattias Nohrborg
executive producer: Fredrik Heinig
line producer: Anna Odenhall
production: B-Reel Films
distributor: TriArt Film AB, Vertigo Media

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