Read the latest news and updates about Lisa Ohlin’s work in film, television, stage and writing.
SIMON AND THE OAKS on the Best of the Fest list at Palm Springs International Film Festival
After 3 highly successful screenings, with sold out houses and long Q & A’s with the director Lisa Ohlin, SIMON AND THE OAKS was selected by the audience as one of the “Best of the fest” films.
Review in Screen Daily
read the article about SIMON AND THE OAKS here: http://www.screendaily.com/5036330.article
SIMON AND THE OAKS nominated for 13 “Swedish Oscars”!
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)
SIMON AND THE OAKS tops box office after premiere week
SIMON AND THE OAKS went straight to the top of the box office charts after its domestic premiere on Dec 9th!
Also, lead actor Bill Skarsgård was chosen by the Berlin jury as one of the Shooting Stars of 2012, after having seen his outstanding performance as Simon.
Interview with Lisa on After Ten, with Malou on Sweden’s TV4
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.
From TV4 Play
“Simon och Ekarna” Face2Face
Confusion on the set
World premiere of “Simon och Ekarna” in Hamburg
Me, D.o.P Dan Laustsen och scriptwriter Marnie Bok at the opening of “Simon and the oaks” in Hamburg.
We won the big festival prize, Montblanc Drehbuch-Preis, for best script!
Read more about the prize at Swedish Film Institutes web site, here.