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En kyss (A Kiss)

A philematologist who’s never been kissed hires an escort to put theory into practice – but that’s the one thing she won’t do.

Project

Filmed in one day in Uppsala at Scandic hotel with one camera and two actors. Premiere in Oxford, UK March 2019. A Kiss is distributed via Largos TV and ShortsTV during 2021-2023.

Screenings/Awards/Nominations

  • Oxford International Film Festival, England. March 2019 (Won Best International Drama)
  • 21st Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts, Egypt. April 2019
  • Sunderland International Short Film Festival, England. May 2019
  • Vaughn International Film Festival, Canada. May 2019 (Nominated Best Actress).
  • Abuja International Film Festival, Nigeria. September 2019
  • Live at Heart film & music festival, Örebro. October 2019
  • Uppsala International Short Film festival, Uppsala. October 2019
  • 8th Mumbai Shorts International Filmfest, India. December 2019
  • 2nd Annual Ojai Short Film Fest, California, USA. December 2019
  • Received Award of merit at The IndieFEST Film Awards.

Cast & crew

  • Malin: Sara Lewerth
  • David: Henrik Norman
  • Screenwriter/director: Gisela Nadasy
  • Director of photography: Roy Rossovich
  • First assistant director: Rikard Lagerberg
  • Set assistant: Mats Möller
  • Sound: Jesper Magnusson
  • Editor: Karl Peterson
  • Hair/make-up: Jenny Guerrero
  • Production assistant/Catering: Anna Ohlström Ferm
  • Graphics: Peter Lakowitz
  • Music: Josefin Sirén
  • Grading: Mats Möller
  • Sound editing: Oscar Àlvarez