Filmfest
#FFHH19
26.9. - 5.10.2019
Hamburg

Simon and the Oaks Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands 2011 | 120 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Lisa Ohlin

Lisa Ohlin (*1960) studied film science in New York. She works as a director for cinema and TV and was a consultant for the Swedish Film Institute.

rated for 0 + years

Simon has had a loving childhood, but still feels alien in the working class neighbourhoods of 1940’s Gothenburg. Against his parents’ will the intellectually gifted boy turns to an education otherwise reserved for young men of academic heritage. There he meets Isak, the son of a wealthy Jewish bookseller who has fled the German persecutions. The boys and their families’ lives will interconnect in unexpected ways as the war rages all over Europe.


supported by:
FAMILIE ARNO MARTIN

Website:
Orig. Title: Simon och ekarna
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: German, Schwedisch
Tags:
Director: Lisa Ohlin
Screenplay: Marnie Blok
Cast: Bill Skarsgård, Helen Sjöholm, Jan Josef Liefers, Stefan Gödicke, Katharina Schüttler
Producer: Christer Nilson,Per Holst,Steffen Reuter,Marc-Daniel Dichant,Patrick Knippel,Leander
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Annette Focks
Camera: Dan Laustsen
Set Designer: Anders Engelbrecht, Lena Selander, Folke Strömbäck
Cutter: Kasper Leick, Michal Leszczylowski
Redaktion:
Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: farbfilm verleih GmbH
World Sales: NONSTOP SALES AB | Box 271 34 | 102 52 Stockholm | Sweden | Phone: +46 8 400 100 00 | Email: info@turner.com
Production: GötaFilm AB; SCHMIDTz KATZE FILMKOLLEKTIV GmbH; Asta Film; Filmkameratene
contact: