LevelK at Gothenburg FF & Nordic Event
Nordic Event and Gothenburg Film Festival are approaching and we are excited to see you there and present some of our focus titles.
In the WIP (work in progress) section we have two Danish titles, the Satirical drama
THE CAKE DYNASTY by playwrite and first time feature film director Christian Lollike and the period drama by Bille August THE KISS.
At the market screenings we present the Swedish erotic drama
THE SCHOOLMASTER GAMES
, which is also in competition at Gothenburg FF as well as our Finnish sassy coming-of-age drama
which just won the Audience Award at Sundance IFF and will have its European premiere at Berlin FF in the Generation competition. See the e-reader presentations for
THE SCHOOLMASTER GAMES
Also in competition at Gothenburg FF is our award winning Iranian drama
and our double San Sebastian winner
AS IN HEAVEN
Gothenburg FF & Nordic Event line-up
Satirical Drama / 106 min / Denmark / 2022
The story revolves around a cake factory on the verge of bankruptcy. Therefore, the owner, Niels Agger, tries to commit suicide. As the attempt remains unsuccessful, he ends up having a major depression. His wife Else tries to save the factory by asking her daughter and son-in-law, June and Jonny, for help. They have both attended business school and propose a comprehensive modernisation focusing on the production of healthy cakes. Niels cannot cope with these new ideas and instead falls in love with the factory's new cleaning lady, Zeinab.
Drama / 110 min / Denmark / 2022
Period drama set in Denmark in 1913 where Anton, a noble and conscientious young man whose top priority, is to complete his training as a cavalry officer. During a training session he orders his platoon to help Baron von Løvenskjold and finds himself invited to a ball at the castle where he meets the Baron’s beautiful daughter Edith who has been in an accident and ended up in a wheelchair. She is miserable but lights up when it turns out that Anton treats her as if she was like the rest of the guests and not bound to a wheelchair. Anton feels a growing compassion towards Edith, and as the two spend more time together he grows fond of her. However, he can’t figure out whether his feelings are of pity or true love, and in his attempt at doing the right thing he gets ever more entangled in promises, lies, and responsibility towards the Løvenskjold family and to Edith.
Drama / 82 / Sweden / 2022
The St Sebastian Academy pulsates of eroticism and power games that the strict Schoolmaster orchestrates. In his secret relationship with pupil Charles, he’s developed the Schoolmaster Games, an extended play where Charles makes mischief and the Schoolmaster punishes.
Drama / 100 min / Finland / 2022
Mimmi, Emma and Rönkkö are girls at the cusp of womanhood, trying to draw their own contours. over three consecutive Fridays, two of them experience the earth moving effects of falling in love, while the third goes on a quest to find something she’s never experienced before … pleasure.
Drama / 93 min / Iran / 2021
In 1978, the inhabitants of a small village in Iran called Zalava claim there is a demon among them. Massoud, a young gendarmerie sergeant, who investigates this claim encounters an exorcist attempting to rid the village of the demon. When he arrests the exorcist on charges of fraud, the villagers fear and anger escalates. Massoud and his love interest, a government doctor, soon find themselves trapped in a cursed house, surrounded by villagers who believe they are both possessed by the demon.
Drama / 85 min / Denmark / 2021
On a farm in the late 1800s an intense waiting begins when a mother goes into a complicated labour, and 14-year-old Lise must prepare herself for a night that may change her life forever.
Screenings in Gothenburg FF & Nordic Event
Friday 4/2, 18.30, Biopalatset 9
Saturday 5/2, 10.00, Biopalatset 4
Friday 4/2, 13:15, Biopalatset 9
Saturday 5/2, 14:00, Biopalatset 4