A feature-length documentary, possibly focusing, at least in part, on the recent anti-globalisation protests in Gothenburg, Sweden and the alleged police misconduct during the protests. The first film to be made by the appeal group ‘Swedish Film Workers for Peace and Freedom in an Independent Palestine’. –IMDb
Stefan Jarl (born March 18, 1941, Skara) is a Swedish film director.
He wrote and directed Jag är din krigare (1997). He co-directed They Call Us Misfits (1968), and A Decent Life (1979), and directed Terrorists: The Kids They Sentenced (2003), The Girl From Auschwitz (2005), and Underkastelsen (Submission, 2010), a documentary about the “chemical burden” of synthetics and plastics carried by people born after World War II. —Wikipedia
With his first two feature efforts, Fucking Åmål (1998) and Together (2000), Swedish filmmaker Lukas Moodysson earned a strong following for his acute, gentle sense of social satire and his remarkably well-drawn and sympathetic characters. Though his third feature, the soul-shredding Lilja 4-Ever, marked a notably dark turn in terms of content for Moodysson, his sense of characterization was perhaps stronger than ever, and the stark tale of a young Russian girl forced into prostitution gained him international acclaim. A native of the South Sweden burg of Lund, Moodysson was the son of hardworking farmers who hailed from the small community of Smaland. When the opportunity arose for Moodysson’s father to study engineering in the 1960s, he relocated to the university town of Lund, funding his education with work at a local hardware store; it was there that Karl Frederik Lukas Moodysson was born in January of 1969. The future director was exposed to an early film influence at age 12 when… read more