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by Maria Bäck


20 years ago, Maria Bäck went on vacation to Stockholm with her mother. It ended with her mother having a mental breakdown – and the 14-year-old Maria wandering around in the capital city alone. With the help of actors Josefin Neldén and Josefine Stofkoper, she has now processed the experience in this feature film debut. Through off-color blonde jokes, poetic doubles, and a street choir singing Bob hund songs, the director creates an equally powerful as sensible film about human yearning and the diffuse borders of existence.

international title: Psychosis in Stockholm
original title: Psykos i Stockholm
country: Sweden, Denmark
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Maria Bäck
film run: 101'
release date: SE 24/04/2020
screenplay: Maria Bäck
cinematography by: Nadim Carlsen
film editing: Julius Krebs Damsbo
art director: Clara Isaksson-Vogel, Maja-Stina Åsberg
costumes designer: Sandra Woltersdorf
music: Lars Greve
producer: Anna-Maria Kantarius, Rebecka Lafrenz
co-producer: Anna Croneman, Lina Flint, Andreas Hjortdal, Lisa Widén
executive producer: Mimmi Spång
associate producer: Signe Höeg
production: Garagefilm International AB, Nordisk Film Spring
backing: Sveriges Television AB (SE), Film Capital Stockholm Fund (SE), Swedish Film Institute (SE), Danish Film Institute (DK), Nordic Film & TV Fund (NO), YLE (FI), DR (DK), Eurimages
distributor: TriArt Film AB, Mer Filmdistribusjon

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