34th Göteborg International Film Festival

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Göteborg International Film Festival 28 Jan - 7 Feb 2011, complete list

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1. King of Devil's Island (2010)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama

Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?

Director: Marius Holst | Stars: Benjamin Helstad, Trond Nilssen, Stellan Skarsgård, Kristoffer Joner

Votes: 17,231 | Gross: $0.01M

2. Truth About Men (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Mads, a 34-year-old scriptwriter, goes through a crisis in life when a close friend of his has a stroke and ends up in a coma. Mads breaks up with his girlfriend for ten years and tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Tuva Novotny, Rosalinde Mynster, Signe Egholm Olsen

Votes: 1,240

3. Undercurrent (2010)

95 min | Drama

The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this ... See full summary »

Director: Árni Ásgeirsson | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Garðarsson

Votes: 335

4. She Monkeys (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Sport

Two adolescent girls on an equine acrobatics team form an intimate friendship that becomes threatened by their competitive nature.

Director: Lisa Aschan | Stars: Mathilda Paradeiser, Linda Molin, Isabella Lindquist, Sergej Merkusjev

Votes: 2,261

5. Princess (2010)

104 min | Biography, Drama

Princess tells the true story of former cabaret dancer Anna Lappalainen's redemptive struggle with insanity, who checked in to Finland's Kellokoski Psychiatric Hospital in 1945.

Director: Arto Halonen | Stars: Katja Küttner, Samuli Edelmann, Krista Kosonen, Peter Franzén

Votes: 1,053

6. Happy, Happy (2010)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living with a man who would rather go hunting with the boys, and who refuses to have sex with... See full summary »

Director: Anne Sewitsky | Stars: Agnes Kittelsen, Joachim Rafaelsen, Maibritt Saerens, Henrik Rafaelsen

Votes: 2,892 | Gross: $0.04M

7. Savage (2011)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

Kim has grown up outside of the city in a criminal family. After a prison sentence he makes up his mind to move on. Now he wants a job, a house and a girl.

Directors: Martin Jern, Emil Larsson | Stars: Magnus Skog, Emelie Sundelin, Stefan Söderberg, Sofie Karlsson

Votes: 337

8. Jag saknar dig (2011)

125 min | Drama

Two teenage girls, Tina and Cilla, are identical twins who suffer a tragic event.

Director: Anders Grönros | Stars: Agnes Blåsjö, Mikael Ersson, Thomas Hanzon, Rebecka Andersson

Votes: 951

9. Oliver Sherman (2010)

82 min | Drama, Thriller, War

Feeling lost and disconnected, with no family of his own, veteran Sherman Oliver sets out to the countryside in search of the soldier who saved him back in the war. That man, Franklin Page,... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Redford | Stars: Molly Parker, Garret Dillahunt, Donal Logue, Kristin Shepherd

Votes: 245

10. Illégal (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

54 Metascore

A single mother of a thirteen-year-old boy from Belarus seeks refuge in Belgium with dreams of a better life, but instead, she will be incarcerated and separated from her son, risking deportation.

Director: Olivier Masset-Depasse | Stars: Anne Coesens, Alexandre Gontcharov, Milo Masset-Depasse, Natalia Belokonskaya

Votes: 852 | Gross: $0.00M

11. Angel & Tony (2010)

83 min | Drama

Angèle, a beautiful young woman with a past, arrives in a small fishing harbor in Normandy. She meets Tony, a professional fisherman, who finds himself attracted to her although he dislikes... See full summary »

Director: Alix Delaporte | Stars: Clotilde Hesme, Grégory Gadebois, Evelyne Didi, Jérôme Huguet

Votes: 896

12. Attenberg (2010)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

73 Metascore

Stuck in her boring factory town, twenty-three-year-old Marina is at the mercy of both her father's impending death and her distaste for other humans.

Director: Athiná-Rachél Tsangári | Stars: Ariane Labed, Vangelis Mourikis, Evangelia Randou, Yorgos Lanthimos

Votes: 5,956 | Gross: $0.02M

13. The Arbor (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

88 Metascore

Portrayal of the late Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar.

Director: Clio Barnard | Stars: Manjinder Virk, Christine Bottomley, Natalie Gavin, Parvani Lingiah

Votes: 1,741 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Limbo (I) (2010)

105 min | Drama

Sonia moves with her kids to Trinidad where her husband Jo is working in the oil business. The milieu change and the discovery of an the affair her husband has been having makes her lose grip and go into a limbo.

Director: Maria Sødahl | Stars: Line Verndal, Henrik Rafaelsen, Lena Endre, Bryan Brown

Votes: 462

15. A Useful Life (2010)

Unrated | 67 min | Drama

A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down.

Director: Federico Veiroj | Stars: Jorge Jellinek, Manuel Martinez Carril, Paola Venditto

Votes: 832

16. Blue Valentine (2010)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

81 Metascore

The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.

Director: Derek Cianfrance | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, John Doman, Faith Wladyka

Votes: 178,825 | Gross: $9.74M

17. Corridor (2010)

75 min | Mystery, Thriller

Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something ... See full summary »

Directors: Johan Lundborg, Johan Storm | Stars: Emil Johnsen, Ylva Gallon, Peter Stormare, Margreth Weivers

Votes: 476

18. Love During Wartime (2010)

92 min | Documentary

The recently married couple Jasmin and Assi are forced to live separated. She lives in Berlin, he in Ramallah. They want desperately to make a life together but it proves to be an ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriella Bier | Stars: Jasmin Avissar, Menachem Avissar, Miriam Avissar, Osama Avissar

Votes: 28

19. Finding Ali (2011)

84 min | Documentary

Filmmaker Pål Hollender travels back to Kabul and throughout Afghanistan in search of Ali Sajjad, a bright kid he met in Kabul nearly 10 years ago.

Director: Pål Hollender | Stars: Ali Sajjad, Pål Hollender, Shir Aqa

Votes: 9

20. You Decide! (2011)

80 min | Documentary

Depicts Sudan and how international oil companies act in the southern part of the country. Maj Wechselmann couples this with Swedish private partners' general knowledge about which funds have shares in oil.

Director: Maj Wechselmann | Stars: Gerhard Baum, Carl Bildt, Phil Clark, Eric Cohen

Votes: 8

21. I Was Worth 50 Sheep (2011)

PG | 72 min | Documentary

I Was worth 50 Sheep is the story of a brave girl, Sabere, and her struggle for life. Through the prism of her family this heart-rending and thought-provoking film brings the tragedy that ... See full summary »

Director: Nima Sarvestani

Votes: 57

23. My Heart of Darkness (2010)

93 min | Documentary

Four war-veterans, former enemies journey back to past battlefields deep within the African interior in search of reconciliation, forgiveness and ... atonement?

Directors: Staffan Julén, Marius van Niekerk | Stars: Samuel Machado Amaru, Patrick Johannes, Mario Mahonga, Marius van Niekerk

Votes: 49

24. El Medico: The Cubaton Story (2011)

85 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

El Medico has to decide between doing his duty to the State, as a doctor fulfilling his mothers dream, or being an artist.

Director: Daniel Fridell | Stars: Raynier Casamayor Griñán, Michel Miglis

Votes: 128

26. Myrlandet (2011)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Why are gooseberries so much more valuable than deer trees and why did the Sami men lay naked on the marsh in the past? How do you respond to a mock execution and what is actually panic ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Selberg Augustsén

Votes: 9

27. Svamp (2011)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Katrin is sitting apathetically in her dump like apartment, after being cheated on and left by her boyfriend. An old lady who's husband just died, is wreaking havoc outside. Dazed by the ... See full summary »

Director: Charlotta Miller | Stars: Carolina Östblom, Caisa-Stina Forssberg, Johan Carlberg, Margareta Olsson

Votes: 48

28. Girl (2011)

15 min | Short, Drama

Hanna, in her early thirties, is on her way home late one evening when she stops at a 7-eleven. There, she runs into an acquaintance, Andreas, 20, who invites her to a party nearby. When ... See full summary »

Director: Fijona Jonuzi | Stars: Vera Vitali, David Arnesen, Tom Ljungman, Charlie Gustafsson

Votes: 27

29. Sambuca Kid (2010)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

A young girl is drinking in a bar while waiting to get a job.

Director: Robin Färdig

30. Las Palmas (2011)

14 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Prizewinning short about a baby placed in a virtual doll environment Las Palmas, getting drunk and goes bananas like any other uncivilized tourist would do.

Director: Johannes Nyholm | Star: Helmi Hellrand Nyholm

Votes: 494

31. Late on Earth (2011)

13 min | Short

A girl is having a smoke. Her moped has broken down. A guy is out walking too many dogs. A bunch of girls are playing football near a canyon. Dusk is falling and the magnificent ... See full summary »

Director: John Skoog | Stars: Vera Andersson Paulsson, Bodil Göransson, Göran Göransson, Maria Kulle

Votes: 16

32. Den bästa utsikten (2011)

28 min | Short, Comedy

Recently retired Tore have had enough. He is convinced that there is no love in our society anymore. No solidarity. He decides to gas himself to death a day when his wife, as usual, goes to... See full summary »

Director: Petra Revenue

36. The Twins (2011)

TV-G | 29 min | Short, Drama

Gustav is practicing free diving. On land he keeps his breath. All the time. When driving a car. When he works. When he is asleep. He keeps his girlfriend awake at night.

Director: Gustav Danielsson | Stars: Gustav Danielsson, Oskar Danielsson-Fängström, Daniella Mendel-Enk

Votes: 26

37. In (2011)

28 min | Short, Thriller

A man gets a phone call from an acquaintance, asking for help. They must retrieve something lost inside a train tunnel. They must do it in the middle of the night. "In" is an psychological ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Berg | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Vera Vitali, Johan Widerberg

Votes: 36

39. I Like It Like It Was (2011)

23 min | Short

A nostalgic, warm, and bittersweet film about two best friends' journey to find the biggest Swedish pop icons of the 90's: Midi, Maxi and Efti.

Directors: Farnaz Arbabi, Parasto Backman | Stars: Efti, Maxi, Midi

41. Iván och capitán (2011)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

In a wind-whipped landscape marked by man's absence, we follow the course of nature. Dogs rule at the beach, cows go astray and by the rocks there are sea lions resting. The summer arrives,... See full summary »

Director: Frans Huhta Karlsson

43. Elegia (2011)

10 min | Short, Mystery

A dove is fluttering around an empty flat. Then it flies out through the window. A young woman comes home to get rid of something that she cannot throw away. A poetic depiction of a woman trapped in an intangible and powerless state.

Director: Alexandra-Therese Keining | Stars: Sverrir Gudnason, Nina Zanjani

44. Pop (I) (2010)

8 min | Short, Drama

A boy and his father go rabbit hunting in the snow.

Director: Tobias Andersson | Stars: Angus Sampson, Jack Dawes

Votes: 10

45. Anyone for Tennis? (2011)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy