438 Days (2019)

438 Dagar (original title)
On the eve of June 28th, 2011 Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson put everything at stake by illegally crossing the border from Somalia into Ethiopia. After months of ... See full summary »

Director:

Jesper Ganslandt

Writers:

Peter Birro, Johan Persson (book) | 1 more credit »

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Status: Filming | See complete list of  »
Comments: Filming until july 26th 2018. Then post-production
Updated: 7 June 2018
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gustaf Skarsgård ... Martin Schibbye
Matias Varela ... Johan Persson
Fredrik Evers Fredrik Evers ... Jens Odlander
Josefin Neldén Josefin Neldén ... Linnéa Schibbye
Philip Zandén ... Carl Bildt
Faysal Ahmed ... Abdullahi Hussein
Jesper Ganslandt ... Fredrik Spik
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Junior J Junior J ... Johan Dyer
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Storyline

On the eve of June 28th, 2011 Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson put everything at stake by illegally crossing the border from Somalia into Ethiopia. After months of research, planning and failed attempts, they were finally on their way to report on how the ruthless hunt for oil effected the population of the isolated and conflict-ridden Ogaden region. Five days later they lay wounded in the desert sand, shot and captured by the Ethiopian army. But when their initial reportage died, another story began. A story about lawlessness, propaganda and global politics. After a Kafkaesque trial they were sentenced to eleven years in prison for terrorism. And they were far from alone. Their cellmates were journalists, writers and politicians persecuted for not bowing down to dictatorship. Their reportage about oil was transformed into a story about ink, and their daily lives turned into a fight for survival inside the notorious Kality prison in Addis Ababa. Exposed to deadly ...

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

30 August 2019 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

438 Days See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

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Budget:

SEK 43,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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