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Stockholm Östra

by Simon Kaijser Da Silva / Sweden 2011 / 95' / opening film out of competition

Cast and credits

Original title / Stockholm Östra

English title / Stockholm East

Director / Simon Kaijser Da Silva

Screenplay / Pernilla Oljelund

Cinematography / Per Källberg

Editing / Agneta Scherman

Music / Leif Jordansson

Sound / Anders Larsson, Gabor Pasztor

Costumes / Nicolas Richard

Art direction / Jan Olof Agren

Cast / Mikael Persbrandt (Johan), Iben Hjejle (Anna), Henrik Norlén (Anders), Liv Mjönes (Kattis)

Executive producer / Lars Blomgren

Producer / Maria Nordenberg

Production company / Filmlance International AB

Co-production companies / Nordisk Film Distribution AB, Sveriges Televisione AB, Nordisk Film Post Production AB

World sales / TrustNordisk

Format / 35mm, colour, 1:1.85

Runtime / 95’


Johan lives with his wife in the eastern suburb of Stockholm. Anna lives there too, with her husband and nine-year-old daughter. They do not know each other, but a car accident – which involves Johan and causes the death of the little girl – will totally devastate their lives, inexorably influencing their future, beyond all foreseeable developments.

Simon Kaijser Da Silva

He is born in Stockholm in 1969. He directed several successful TV dramas, including De Halvt Dolda (2009) e Gynekologen I Askim (2011). Stockholm Östra is his first cinematic feature