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Malin Skjöld & Jenny Bergman

This is about a number of Swedes’ passion for cars. A car-loving lady unfortunately has a travel-sick cog, but also a car polish, which attracts almost religious worship amongst other lovers of shiny cars. Somewhere young men with baseboll caps gather to burn off rubber from the back tyres. Kenta and Crippen both fight for the title in the Swedish Championships of the car stereo with the highest soundpressure … the poetic image of a 70-year old veteran car enthusiast with bushy, white hair, circling around McDonald’s with a wild searching look in his eyes, shouting in a mobile phone in an attempt to find out if he has missed his son’s pre-meeting spot for the parade in Stockholm. They get in touch, but when they are out for a drive in an amphibious car that starts to take in water, one suspects that it can be trying to have a car maniac for a father …

/Mårten Blomkvist, Dagens Nyheter (translated from Swedish)

Aspect ratio 1,33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:49:02
Language Swedish
Color Color
Year 2002
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Jenny Bergman

Jenny Bergman

Born in 1970.

Jenny Bergman is a director and documentary film maker. She has been active since 2000. Her filmography includes films such as “Ta plats – en film om Lo Kauppi” (2015), “Plötsligt igen” (2009) and “Plötsligt i Vinslöv” (2000).

Malin Skjöld

Born 1962 in Stockholm, Sweden. Trained at the University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre in Stockholm. She has produced a number of critically acclaimed documentaries for radio and TV.

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