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David Färdmar (written by)
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Love and Sebastian meet by coincidence in the street in the Swedish summer night. They happen to share the same secret... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Adam Lundgren ... Love
Jonas Rimeika ... Sebastian

Alicia Vikander ... Fredrika
Johan Carlberg ... Rasmus
Poyan Karimi ... Ashkan
Anna-Maria Lundberg ... Tjejkompis 1
Ida Jensen ... Tjejkompis 2
Margareta Olsson ... Damen (as Margareta 'Maja' Olsson)
Camilla Smids ... Caroline (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomaz Ransmyr ... Gay bar guest (uncredited)

Directed by
David Färdmar 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Färdmar  written by

Produced by
Roland Färdmar .... executive producer
Frida Hallberg .... line producer
Christer Nilson .... executive producer
Camilla Smids .... producer
 
Original Music by
Tommie Ausberg 
 
Cinematography by
Erik Persson 
 
Film Editing by
Rasmus Ohlander 
 
Casting by
David Färdmar 
 
Art Direction by
Johan Engström 
 
Costume Design by
Therese Schimmelsohn 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joen Windahl .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Tobias Rönnertz .... sound editor
Tobias Rönnertz .... sound recordist
 
Music Department
Daniel Aldenmark .... composer: theme music
Love Aurell .... composer: theme music
Magnus Carlsson .... musician
Otto Niklasson Elmerås .... composer: theme music
S.T. .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Annika Rutström .... production accountant
Oskar Söderlund .... dramaturgist
 

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Also Known As:
"Love" - Sweden (original title)
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Sweden:20 min
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0 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Generic and uninspired, 5 April 2016
Author: Thomas (filmreviews@web.de) from Berlin, Germany

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

"Love" from almost 10 years ago is a Swedish 20-minute movie that got a solid deal of attention recently because it features the very young Alicia Vikander, an Academy Award winner this year. And she was also the main reason I got curious about this movie. Sadly for us, she is pretty much completely irrelevant in here and has almost no screen-time despite being listed as the third credit. The writer and director is David Färdmar and his career has not turned into something special since this film. Same can be said about the two male lead actors. It is not surprising though. Neither the script nor their performances are memorable at all. The story is just the same as in all these other uncountable gay-themed short films. Denial about homosexuality, self-hate, doubts etc. This film is a clear example of somebody trying to make a difference, but just not having the talent. Pretentious alert. Don't watch.

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