Tic Tac (film)

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Tic Tac
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Daniel Alfredson
Produced by Katinka Faragó
Written byHans Renhäll
Music by Fläskkvartetten
Cinematography Peter Mokrosinski
Edited byHåkan Karlsson
Release date
  • 31 October 1997 (1997-10-31)(Sweden)
Running time
95 minutes
CountrySweden
LanguageSwedish

Tic Tac is a Swedish thriller film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 31 October 1997, [1] directed by Daniel Alfredson and written by Hans Renhäll, about various people involved in small crime during one day and night in Stockholm. The film won the Guldbagge Award for best film and was Sweden's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but failed to be nominated. [2] [3]

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Some critics have called the film "a Swedish Pulp Fiction ".

Selected cast

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Awards and nominations

The film won the Guldbagge Awards for Best Film, Best Direction and Best Supporting Actor (Emil Forselius). Hans Renhäll was nominated for Best Screenplay. [4] It also won the Don Quijote Award and FIPRESCI Prize at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

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References

  1. "Tic Tc" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Database. 31 October 1997. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. "44 Countries Hoping for Oscar Nominations". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 24 November 1997. Archived from the original on 13 February 1998. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  4. Guldbaggen: Vinnare och nominerade 1991-1999. (in Swedish) Swedish Film Institute. Retrieved on 14 May 2009.
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