Bärgad kärlek (Salvaged Love)

Photo: Great actors in a great place. Henrik Norman, Katarina Bothén and Jakob Falhstedt.

A tired couple in a tired marriage goes to therapy for their daughter’s sake. When they are encouraged to do something they never do, they get the wind back in their sails.

Project 

A romantic drama set in the Vasa museum in Stockholm. Four actors, two days of filming in Jan/Feb 2020. Length: 8 minutes. Post-production in spring 2020. Preliminary release date: October 31 2020.

In Swedish
Ett trött par i en avslagen relation går i terapi för dotterns skull. När de ordineras göra något de aldrig normalt gör vänder vinden och de ser de poängen med bärgning.

Ett romantiskt drama som utspelar sig på Vasamuseet. Fyra skådespelare. Två inspelningsdagar i januari/februari 2020. Längd 8 minuter. Postproduktion under våren 2020. Preliminär release: 31 oktober 2020.

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En kyss (A Kiss)

Festivals

En kyss (A Kiss) is touring film festivals 2018-2020. It was screened during 2019 at:

  • 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, Sweden, 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 an Award of merit from the The IndieFEST Film Awards in 2019.

Logline

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, with one camera and two actors.

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
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Ett avsked (Hello, Goodbye)

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Watch it here

Project

A drama set in 1961 about a progressive journalist who can’t shake off her ex boyfriend. Filmed in three days with two cameras and two actors in Stockholm and Uppsala. The film was nominated Best Foreign Film and Best Make-Up at the Southampton International Film Festival 2013.

Logline

Astrid and Erik meet ten years after their break-up. Can they pick up where they left off?

Cast & crew:

  • Actor (Astrid): Angelika Roberts
  • Actor (Erik): Lukas Loughran
  • Screenwriter/director: Gisela Nadasy
  • Director of photography: Rikkard Häggbom
  • First assistant director: Rikard Lagerberg
  • Camera B operator: Daniela Heiskanen
  • Sound: Mattias Valenca
  • Editor: Joe Bentley
  • Graphics: Jenny Findahl, Snowtrail
  • Sound mix: Joakim Davidsson
  • Grading: Karl Peterson
  • Script consulting: Bertil Karlmark
  • Hair and make-up: Kristina Pettersson
  • Costume: Tina Rydergård
  • Extra and production assistant: Mikaela Hincks
  • Production assistant: Cecilia Karlmark Höye
  • Catering : Lana Karlmark

 

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Projects 2020

What’s on now

 

 

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Mellan tagningar. Här med skådespelare Katarina Bothén, Jakob Fahlstedt och DoP Matt Barwick. Foto: Jenny Guerrero

Post production of short film: Salvaged love (Bärgad kärlek)

A couple salvages their marriage at the Vasa museum. Written together will award-winning screenwriter Claire Nicol.
Production January-March 2020. Post production March 2020-

 

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Distribution of short film: En Kyss (A Kiss) 2018

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.

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Short in development:  Den Sista Kakan (The Last Cake)

A short about grief, hate and revenge. What happens when you can’t talk about your feelings? Even with your beloved big brother. For children over 9.
Logline: Nine-year-old Sara is afraid of the dark and dreams of killing the carpet salesman who ran over her mum. When her dad announces they are moving abroad she knows it’s now or never. Can she go through with it?

Children’s book: Semla, tio dagar extra allt – on sales tour 2020

A story about loving a sister more than anyone else and having parents who don’t tell you the truth. Happy-go-lucky Semla finds out her big sister Bea is moving away from home and hatches a plan to stop her going. And yet, inevitably, the day comes when Bea leaves.

Teen novel: Maud & jag (Maud & I)

A coming-of-age radio play about validation and love for girls aged 15 to 19 turns into a novel.
Logline: Selfish Em is sent to stay with her gran while she works on a critical school essay. Bored, she discovers an unfinished book and gets caught up in the love story. When she realises the story is her gran’s, Em does everything she can to help her find a happy ending.

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Books/Screenplays

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Books

Semla, tio dagar extra allt (Semla, ten days of everything)
When Happy-go-lucky Semla finds out her sister, Bea, is moving away from home, she does everything she can to prevent that from happening.
Published by #Idus spring 2019

Maud & I (teen novel in develpment)
Selfish Em is sent to stay with her blind gran while she works on an important school essay. Bored, she discovers an unfinished manuscript and gets caught up in the love story. When she realises the story is her gran’s, Em does everything she can to help her find a happy ending.

Features

Maple Syrup on the Side
Grumpy teenager Penny freaks out when her mum takes her on the road to sell pancake mix. She tries to sabotage the trip at first, but when her mum falls ill, Penny is forced to step up. Just as things turn for the better, Penny uncovers a devastating truth.

If I Wait
Three months to go to the millennium and three people are waiting. Car rental agent Maria waits for her mother, nurse Carl for forgiveness, and the old boxer for the world to come to an end. When they get to know each other through a letter everything changes, but it’s not until New Years Eve that the life-changing moment occurs.  

Breaking Free
A successful doctor loses her way when her abusive husband is arrested in Nigeria. She sacrifices everything to set him free, only to realise it was her own freedom she was after.

TV (mini-series)

Waving Not Drowning
A biology teacher drowns and unbeknown to each other his wife, daughter, sister and mistress deal with their loss in different ways. As the truth about him and his death comes out, their stories overlap and their lives change forever.

Shorts (excl. company films)

  • Salvaged love (written together with Claire Nicol) 
  • Anniversary
  • A Kiss
  • After School 
  • The Last Cake
  • Hello, Goodbye