Swedish Film Database

Last updated
The editors of the Swedish film database in December 2009 Sfdbstaff.jpg
The editors of the Swedish film database in December 2009

The Swedish Film Database (Swedish : Svensk filmdatabas) is an Internet database about Swedish films, published by the Swedish Film Institute. [1] [2] It contains information about all Swedish films from 1897 onwards and foreign films that had cinema premiere in Sweden. [2] It also provides a lot of biographies of actors, directors, producers etc. who participated in Swedish films over the years. It is created with the support of the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation. The database comprises about 62,000 films (17,000 Swedish films) and 265,000 people. [2]

Related Research Articles

Hannes Holm Swedish film director

Hannes Martin Holm, is a Swedish director and screenwriter. He makes almost all of his films with Måns Herngren.

Henny Noremark is a Swedish production designer and costume designer. She was co-nominated with Karin Erskine for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for their work in Ingmar Bergman's film The Magic Flute (1975).

Jon Skolmen Norwegian actor and TV host

Jon Skolmen was a Norwegian actor and comedian who appeared in several Norwegian and Swedish films. He gained special recognition for his role as Ole Bramserud in Sällskapsresan (1980) opposite Lasse Åberg.

Gayathri Mudigonda is a Swedish actress.

Simon Klose filmmaker

Simon Tobias Viktor Klose is a Swedish documentary and music video maker. His latest work is a documentary about The Pirate Bay called TPB AFK.

Lena Teresia Hansson is a Swedish actress. She studied at Swedish National Academy of Mime and Acting in Stockholm. Hansson is in a relationship with fellow Swedish actor Peter Haber. At the 24th Guldbagge Awards she won the award for Best Actress for her role in Lethal Film.

<i>Singoalla</i> (film) 1949 film by Christian-Jaque

Singoalla is a 1949 Swedish-French film directed by Christian-Jaque, starring Viveca Lindfors and Alf Kjellin. It is based on the romantic novel The Wind Is My Lover by Viktor Rydberg, which in turn is based on a medieval legend of the love between a gypsy and a nobleman. It was produced in three language versions: Swedish, French, and English. The Swedish and French versions were entitled Singoalla. The English version had three titles: Gypsy Fury (USA), The Wind is My Lover (UK), and The Mask and the Sword (UK). The Swedish and English versions starred Alf Kjellin as the nobleman, but the French version starred Michel Auclair. All three versions were edited separately – even scoring is slightly different. The Swedish and French run over 100 minutes, the English only 63 minutes.

The Staffan Stolle Story is a 1956 Swedish musical comedy film directed by Hasse Ekman. The film was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 29th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. The film stars Povel Ramel in a leading role, and features many scenes where Ramel performs musical numbers.

Ella Lemhagen film director

Ella Elisabet Lemhagen is a Swedish film director and screenwriter. In 2012 she received the honorary award, Gullspira, for her outstanding work in youth culture on the Guldbagge Award.

Vi hade i alla fall tur med vädret is a Swedish TV comedy film directed by Kjell Sundvall. It originally aired over SVT on 27 February 1980. In 2008 it was followed by the film Vi hade i alla fall tur med vädret – igen.

<i>Baldwins Wedding</i> 1938 film

Baldwin's Wedding is a Swedish comedy film from 1938.

Bert: The Last Virgin is a Swedish film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 25 December 1995, based on the Bert Diaries by Anders Jacobsson and Sören Olsson. It introduces new characters to the Bert Universe and uses actors like Martin Andersson and Cajsalisa Ejemyr.

Katarina Margareta Spång, more known under the name Mimmi Spång, is a Swedish film producer and production manager. She has been involved with and produced several films, notably the Swedish productions Sebbe and Call Girl.

Emil Fjellström Swedish stage and film actor

Emil Fjellström was a Swedish stage and film actor.

"Du får göra som du vill" is a song written by Patrik Isaksson and recorded by himself for his 1999 debut album När verkligheten tränger sig på. The song was awarded a Grammis award for "Song of the year 1999".

Önskebrunnen is a song based around the old themes with wishing wells, and written by Rune Wallebom and originally recorded by Sven-Ingvars who released it as a single in October 1967. It also appeared on a 1967 EP record for the film Under ditt parasoll., and the song was also film music for that film in 1968.

Ragnar Arvedson Swedish actor

Ragnar Arved Arvedson, was a Swedish actor, director, writer and producer. Arvedson appeared in about 50 roles in films between 1920 and 1970 and directed about 20 films between 1935 and 1949.

Grisjakten 1970 film by Jonas Cornell

Grisjakten is a 1970 Swedish film, made by Jonas Cornell after a 1968 novel by P. C. Jersild starring Hans Alfredsson and Keve Hjelm The film's genre is difficult to classify, it's an absurdly told story on an absurd matter. It's presumably best described as a non comedy satire. A dry and serious encounter with the Swedish bureaucracy and democracy as of Sweden around 1970. The question "Is everything decided by a parliamentary majority the same as democracy ?" is fundamental to this film.

Amanda Kernell Swedish-Sámi film director and screenwriter

Amanda Kernell is a Swedish, Southern Sami director and screenwriter. She is best known for the movie Sami Blood, which won several awards.

Ebba Lindkvist Swedish actress and film director

Ebba Johanna Bergman Lindkvist, also Lindqvist, (1882–1942) was a Swedish actress and film director. In 1910 she directed the short drama Värmländingarna which premièred in Sweden on 27 October 1910. As a result, she is considered to be Sweden's first female film director, creating her first film the year before Anna Hofman-Uddgren's Stockholmsfrestelser was premièred on 27 April 1911.

References

  1. "Ny svensk filmdatabas på nätet" [New Swedish movie database online]. Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish). 8 October 2003. Archived from the original on 5 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  2. 1 2 3 "About the Swedish Film Database". Swedish Film Database. Archived from the original on 5 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.