The nominees for the Guldbagge Awards

Sweden’s film awards the Guldbagge (or Guldbaggen in Swedish) have announced the nominees for the 2016 festival, with the awards set to be announced on the 18th of January. The nominees include a rather wide range of some of the highlights in Swedish cinema during 2015, including Underdog, My Skinny Sister and The Here After (which we reviewed a couple weeks ago). The recently released film A Man Called Called Ove has also picked up several nominations, including Best Film.

Here are the full list of nominees:

Best Film

  • The Here After
  • My Skinny Sister
  • A Man Called Ove

Best Director

  • Magnus von Horn (The Here After)
  • Peter Grönlund (Tjuvheder)
  • Sanna Lenken (My Skinny Sister)

Best Female Actor

  • Felice Jankell (Young Sophie Bell)
  • Malin Levanon (Tjuvheder)
  • Shima Niavarani (She’s Wild Again Tonight)

Best Male Actor

  • Filip Berg (Odödliga)
  • Rolf Lassgård (A Man Called Ove)
  • Ulrik Munther (The Here After)

Best Female Supporting Actor

  • Amy Deasismont (My Skinny Sister)
  • Bahar Pars (A Man Called Ove)
  • Eva Melander (Flocken)

Best Male Supporting Actor

  • Henrik Dorsin (Flocken)
  • Issaka Sawadogo (Det Vita Folket)
  • Mats Blomgren (The Here After)

Best Script

Best Cinematography

  • Goran Hallberg (A Man Called Ove)
  • Gosta Reiland (My Skinny Sister)
  • Linda Wassberg (Det Vita Folket)

Best Documentary

  • Every Face Has a Name
  • Forvaret
  • Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words

You can read the full list of nominees at the Guldbagge website

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.