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THE KETCHUP EFFECT

by Teresa Fabik

synopsis

Sofie is 13 and preparing to start junior high. Together with her two best friends she is making plans for her new fabulous grown-up life - parties, new friends and getting to know the cute guy in school, Mouse. One day they are invited to a party, and Sofie, drunk on her own blend of home liquors, passes out. Mouse and his friends take advantage of the situation by taking photos of her. Soon she is labelled the school slut, and besides trying to fight her tarnished reputation, Sofie realizes that she can’t even rely on her two best friends...

international title: The Ketchup Effect
original title: Hip Hop Hora!
country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Teresa Fabik
film run: 91'
screenplay: Teresa Fabik
cast: Amanda Renberg, Ellen Fjaestad, Linn Persson, Björn Kjellman
cinematography by: Pär M. Ekberg
film editing: Sofia Lindgren
music: Jacob Groth
producer: Lars Blomgren, Genya Kihlberg, Michael Obel
production: FilmLance International AB, SFI- Swedish Film Institute/Svenska Filminstitutet, Thura Film, Kinoproduction Oy (FI)
backing: Danish Film Institute
distributor: Sandrew Metronome, Sandrew Metronome (DK), Sandrew Metronome (FI)
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