The Guldbagge Awards jury today nominated Lisa Ohlin’s SIMON AND THE OAKS in no less than 13 categories, which is more nominations than any film has ever received throughout the 48 year history of the award. The nominations include Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress (Helene Sjöholm). The Guldbagge Awards, also known as the Swedish Oscars, will take place in Stockholm on January 23rd.
All Guldbagge Award nominations for SIMON AND THE OAKS:
Best Director (Lisa Ohlin)
Best Cinematography (Dan Laustsen)
Best Actress (Helene Sjöholm)
Best Supporting Actress (Cecilia Nilsson)
Best Supporting Actor (Jan Josef Leifers)
Best Editing (Michal Leszczylowski and Kasper Leick)
Best Costume (Kajsa Watkins)
Best Sound (Jason Luke)
Best Makeup (Linda Boije af Gennäs)
Best Soundtrack (Annette Focks)
Best Scenography (Anders Engelbrecht, Lena Selander and Folke Strömbäck)
Best Visual Effects (Marcus B Brodersen and Lars-Eric Hansen)
Lisa Ohlin directed Simon and the Oaks, based on Marianne Fredriksson’s acclaimed novel. For Lisa, the film became highly personal since she understands what family secrets really cost.
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We won the big festival prize, Montblanc Drehbuch-Preis, for best script!
Read more about the prize at Swedish Film Institutes web site, here.