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26.9. - 5.10.2019
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Nice People Sweden 2015 | 96 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Anders Helgeson

Karin af Klintberg

rated for 0 + years
They've never worn skates in their lives. Let alone held an ice hockey stick. Nevertheless, they're going to the Bandy World Championships in Siberia. A group of refugees make up the first team from Somalia to play this form of ice hockey that is so popular in Sweden. The idea came from an eccentric businessman in the little town of Borlänge. He wanted to help the young men in their integration and signed an absolute Bandy legend, Per Fosshaug, as coach. But every beginning is hard – and sometimes hysterically funny. Accompanied and commented on by the well-known Swedish duo of entertainers Fredrik Wikingsson and Filip Hammar, the film follows the young Somalis' long journey from their first hesitant steps on the ice to the very first goal in the history of their country.
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Orig. Title: Filip & Fredrik presenterar Trevligt folk
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: Swedish
Section: Eurovisuell
Tags:
Director: Karin af Klintberg, Anders Helgeson
Screenplay: Filip Hammar, Fredrik Wikingsson, Karin af Klintberg, Anders Helgeson
Cast:
Producer: Lars Beckung
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Jon Rekdal
Camera: Simon Rudholm, Erik Persson, Erik Vallsten, André Lindholm, Lukas Eisenhauer, Gabriel Mkrttchian, Caj Müller
Set Designer:
Cutter: Anders Helgeson, David Andersson, Richard Rost
Redaktion:
Format: dcp
Printsource: Swedish Film Institute
German Distributor:
World Sales: First Hand Film
Production: Thelma/Louise Produktion AB; Mexiko Media
contact: Sara Rüster, Swedish Film Institute: sara.ruster@sfi.se

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