Trolldramat ”Limit”, who was also Sweden's Oscarsbidrag, is nominated in the category for best film, at the same time as Ali Abassi can win statyetten for best director. In addition, Eva Melander, who plays the troll Tina, a chance to win his second Oscar, for best actress in a leading role.
– It is a great confirmation of the skithårda work I put into it. I have invested everything I own and have, spiritually, mentally and physically, " says Eva Melander.
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the film's world premiere in Cannes, where it won the prestigious category Un certain regard, was the start of a huge success in the year that she won't be able to dream about.
and with that it has acquired the international distribution has many of the directors I respect have seen the film and like the work. Maybe it will mean something in the future, but what do I know? she says and smiles.
" No idea. It has happened many times that the films got plenty of nominations and then it goes away almost empty-handed. Therefore, we must be extremely happy and proud of this.
competitors in the battle for the best actress was also present at the pressträffen in central Stockholm on Thursday: Léonore Ekstrand, nominated for his aparta role in ”Top of nothing” and Alba August for its stake in Astrid Lindgren-biography ”Young Astrid”. Moreover, Zahraa Aldoujaili (”Amateurs”) nominated.
”ego trip” is the first word that Léonore Ekstrand use to describe his feeling after the nomination. But even if she is not surprised by the news as she believes that it will be hard to win.
"I hope of course, but when I came out from the theater after the ”Limit” I was jätteirriterad, I think that Eva (Melander) was so into in hell," says Léonore Ekstrand.
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nominations for her and their skådespelarkollegor is a measure of how much they invested in their work. She is flattered to be mentioned next to other ”professionals”, and pays tribute to the collaboration with the director Pernille Fischer Christensen.
" My emotions were so mixed when I got the offer to play the Astrid Lindgren. It was an honor, but at the same time skitläskigt. It was crucial that I had a director who took so much of the responsibility and steered the ship. For me it was the most to latch on to, " says Alba August.
for the best leading role may Mikael Persbrandt (”Tårtgeneralen”) joined by three debutants: Fredrik Dahl (”Amateurs”) and Sebastian Ljungblad and Joakim Sällquist, which has a loaded deal in socialrealistiska ”Goliath”. ”Amateur"-the director Gabriella Pichler was pleased that the actors get recognition.
– Half regijobbet is already done when you work with people who have a combination of talent, charm and courage, who are willing to dare. For it is scary to stand in front of a camera. I had never dared to, " says Gabriella Pichler, who directed the ”Amateurs” and wrote the script together with Jonas Hassen Khemiri.Director Gabriela Pichler, producer Anna-Maria Kantarius, has been nominated in the category best director. Photo: Stina Stjernkvist/TT
her want to constantly raise the level of difficulty in the work as a director.
I had been able to take so many comfortable options for ”Eat, sleep, die” and make it easy for me. Instead, I like to be challenged and put myself to the test. It gets more interesting, both for me and for an audience, " she says.
three years ago, won the Peter Grönlunds debut film ”Tjuvheder” five guldbagge Awards in a total of six nominations. The six nominations for ”Goliath” is, according to the director Peter Grönlund, a proof that there is a cohesive tone and feel of the film.
" Every film has its resistance and its obstacles to reach to their full potential. It is clear that there is little difference between the first and second movie, but in the end, every film of his problems to solve, " says Peter Grönlund.
" I think I'm pretty good at creating space for failure, that you have the right to do wrong. It should be safe both for the actors and the team. We become tight, it will be unpretentious and the people I work with to get the space to grow.
Peter Grönlund has no plans to go home empty-handed from the Radio on 28 January led by Grotescomedlemmen Emma Molin.
" We are vinnarskallar the whole gang, and now we are here, after all. There is tough competition, but damn, it's clear we want to take home here, " says Peter Grönlund.