Pula Film Festival, "Dizalica Programme for Youth, in collaboration with Dubrovnik Cinemas
2015 / 106' / Sweden
DIRECTOR: Alexandra-Therese Keining
SCREENPLAY: Alexandra-Therese Keining
DOP: Ragna Jorming
EDITOR: Malin Lindström
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Kaisa Mäkinen, Sara Pertmann, Jessica Simonsson
SOUND: Pietari Koskinen
MUSIC: Sophia Ersson
CAST: Tuva Jagell, Emrik Öhlander, Wilma Holmén, Vilgot Ostwald Vesterlund, Louise Nyvall, Alexander Gustavsson, Mandus Berg, Filip Vester
PRODUCERS: Olle Wirenhed, Helena Wirenhed
PRODUCTION: GötaFilm Produktion
CO-PRODUCTION: Periferia Productions
Three best friends, bullied at school, magically transform into popular boys. They discover a whole new world, but after initial euphoria this soon leads to unexpected problems. This stylish fantasy film makes sexual identity and gender-confusion dilemmas accessible.
Alexandra-Therese Keining is a writer, director, and novelist. Her feature films are Hot Dog (2003) and Kiss Me (2011), which was a Breakthrough Selection at AFI Fest.
Toronto Film Festival 2015, International Antalya Film Festival 2015 (Best Screenplay), International Film Festival Rotterdam 2016