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A black comedy centered on the real events of the kidnapping that became a viral phenomenon with millions of live followers. Inspired by actual events occurred in Uppsala during Christmas... See more »

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Poyan Karimi ...
Josef Esfarander
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Shirin Darvish
Peter Åström ...
Henning Olausson
Rasmus Luthander ...
Sebastian Åhlund
Pierre Dahlander ...
Rolf Pettersson
Ulf Nyberg ...
Kalle
Gabriella Boris ...
Marianne
Gunilla Paulsen ...
Lena
Dan Johansson ...
Klas
Mina Azarian ...
Shirin's mother
Susanna Horneij ...
Linda
Carolina Behrendtz ...
The neighbour
Helén Söderqvist Henriksson ...
The bank official
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Frida
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Gösta
Sara Persson ...
The lifeguard
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The prosecutor
Maurits Elvingsson ...
The salvor
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The dispenser
Richard Forsgren ...
The lawyer
Julia Högberg ...
The receptionist

Directed by

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Anders Skog

Written by

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Lars Forsberg ... (script development)
 
Anders Skog ... (writer)
 
Paolo Vacirca ... (dramaturg)

Produced by

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Mikael Flodell ... associate producer
Sonia Maggioni ... executive producer / line producer / producer
Anders Skog ... executive producer

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Sofia Hallgren ... (as Hallgren Sofia)
Björn Palmberg

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Jo Eken Torp

Film Editing by

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Anders Skog

Editorial Department

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Johan Lindgren ... assistant editor

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Anders Skog

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Anders Skog

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Jannica Levin

Makeup Department

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Agneta Lindqvist-Widin ... makeup artist
Malin Roos ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Henrik Andersson ... production manager
Cecilia Da Silva ... assistant production manager
Anneli Ewert ... post-production supervisor
Anita Rytting ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Henrik Andersson ... first assistant director
Oscar Bergman ... second assistant director
Chakameh Marandi ... first assistant director

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Louise Eriksson ... props
Therese Eriksson ... props

Sound Department

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Robert Eklund ... sound designer
Lars Jameson ... sound
Fredrik Lantz ... dialogue editor / re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Ulf Olausson ... foley artist
Mattias Perez ... foley recordist
Jon Persson ... sound designer
Jonas Rudels ... sound

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Gusten Blick ... special effects
Johan Harnesk ... special effects
Victor Rajala ... special effects
Vincent Thunström ... special effects

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Samuel Schulthess ... digital artist

Stunts

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Peter Lundberg ... stunt driver

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Sonya Gudmundsdotter ... second assistant camera
Johan Gärskog ... gaffer assistant
Kobie Kentkuran ... grip
Peter Kjellberg ... gaffer / grip
Sonia Maggioni ... still photographer
Rebecca Moen ... digital imaging technician
Mikael 'Stickan' Olsson ... Focus puller
Mats Svanborg ... gaffer assistant
Nisse Vallin ... gaffer
Marcus Vasques Osorio ... DIT supervisor
Anders Åstrand ... digital imaging technician

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Marie Bergman ... stylist
Anneli Ewert ... assistant stylist

Location Management

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Henrik Andersson ... location manager / location scout
Filip Aston ... location scout
Frank Sturesson ... location manager
Rasmus Wassenberg ... location scout

Transportation Department

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Matt Harding ... driver
Göran Lundquist ... service driver

Other crew

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Linda Björkman ... production assistant
Anna-Klara Carlsten ... pre production coordinator
Kathleen Farman ... production coordinator
Linnéa Fohlin ... Stand by prop
Angela Holmboe ... script supervisor
Axel Wickbom ... production assistant

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Plot Summary

A black comedy centered on the real events of the kidnapping that became a viral phenomenon with millions of live followers. Inspired by actual events occurred in Uppsala during Christmas 2011. In a desperate attempt to solve his economic problems Josef Esfarander, a medical student, plans to kidnap a law student from a wealthy family, assisted by his girlfriend Shirin and a credulous friend from high school. Josef strongly believes he achieved the perfect plan, but contrary to all his expectation the carrying out of the kidnapping becomes a farce. This story gives essential insights surrounding the narcissistic personalities of our time. Written by Anders Skog

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  • The Uppsala Kidnapping (World-wide, English title)
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