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Border Wins Big at the 2019 Swedish Film Awards

Ali Abbasi’s award-winning film Border (Gräns) won six Guldbagge Awards at the annual Swedish Film Awards held at Circus in Stockholm yesterday. The other big winner of the event is Goliath directed by Peter Grönlund. Read the full list of the winners below!

Best Film
Border (Gräns)
Produced by Nina Bisgaard, Piodor Gustafsson and Petra Jönsson

Best Director
Carl Javér

for Reconstructing Utøya (Rekonstruktion Utøya)

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Eva Melander

for her role as Tina inBorder (Gräns)

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Joakim Sällquist

for his role as Roland in Goliath (Goliat)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Lena Nilsson 
for her role as Simone in Videoman (Videomannen)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Eero Milonoff

for his role as Vore in Border (Gräns)

Best Screenplay
Peter Grönlund

for Goliath (Goliat)

Best Cinematography
Kristoffer Jönsson 

for Garden Lane (Trädgårdsgatan)

Best Editing
Dino Jonsäter

for Goliath (Goliat)

Best Costume
Ingrid Sjögren

for The Cake General (Tårtgeneralen)

Best Sound/Sound Design
Christian Holm

for Border (Gräns)

Best Makeup
Göran Lundström, Pamela Goldammer
 and Erica Spetzig
for Border (Gräns)

Best Original Score
Johan Testad

for Goliath (Goliat)

Best Set Design
Ulrika von Vegesack

for A Moon of My Own (Ted – För kärlekens skull)

Best Visual Effects
Peter Hjorth, Mikael Windelin
 and Christian Sjöstedt
for Border (Gräns)

Best Short Film
The Martyr (Martyren)
by Ahmed Abdullahi

Best Documentary Film

Reconstructing Utøya (Rekonstruktion Utøya)
by Carl Javér

Best Foreign Film

Shoplifters
by Hirokazu Kore-eda

The Guldbagge Audience Award
The Cake General (Tårtgeneralen)
Produced by Martin Söder, Renée Axö and Lars Beckung

Newcomer of the Year
Film collective Crazy Pictures

Lifetime Achievement Award

The board of the Swedish Film Institute extends the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award to actress Yvonne Lombard

Gullspira
The Gullspira 2019, for extraordinary contributions to films for children, was awarded to producer, director and screenwriter Linda Hambäck.

Featured photo: Pelle T. Nilsson

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Barbara Majsa

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