30.09. - 09.10.2021

Warriors of Love Sweden 2008 | 93 min | OV | Black & White | FF 2009

Simon Staho

Simon Staho, born in 1972, made his feature film debut with“Vilspor” (1998). Since then he has directed the feature films “Dag och Natt” (2004) with Pernilla August and Maria Bonnevie, “Bang Bang OrangUtang” (2005), “Daisy Diamond” (2007) and “Heaven’s Heart” (2008).

rated for 0 + years
Simon Staho describes his film as “a tribute to excessive love. To a love that demands sacrifices, scars and gunshot wounds.” It centres on the young, lesbian couple Ida and Karin. Karin wants to face her past, in which her father used to abuse her. Love, death, fear and vengeance are the central themes in this intense, uncompromising drama about a parricide and the dreadful consequences of sexual abuse. The film offers no consolation. Not even to the lovers.
Original title: Kärlekens Krigare
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Swedish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Simon Staho
Screenplay: Peter Asmussen, Simon Staho
Cast: Josefin Ljungman, Shima Niavarani
Producer: Anne Katrine Andersen
Director of Photography: Harald Gunnar Paalgard
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Editor: Janus Billeskov Jansen
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: XX Film ApS


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