Mikael Håfström

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Mikael Håfström
Born (1960-07-01) July 1, 1960 (age 54)
Lund, Sweden
Occupation Film writer, director
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Kelly Håfström
Parents Jan Håfström

Jan Mikael Håfström (Swedish: [ˈmiːkˈaɛl ˈhoːvˈstrœm]; born 1 July 1960 in Lund), known as Mikael Håfström, is a Swedish screenwriter and director.


Håfström directed 1408, a horror film based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, in 2007.[1]

In 2011, he directed the exorcism thriller The Rite,[2] which is based on a novel from Matt Baglio.[3]



Year Title Role Original title
1995 Vendetta director
2001 Days Like This director, writer Leva Livet
2003 Kopps co-writer
2003 Evil director, co-writer Ondskan
2004 Drowning Ghost director, writer Strandvaskaren
2005 Derailed director
2007 1408 director
2010 Shanghai director
2011 The Rite director
2013 Escape Plan director
TBA Tunnels director


Year Title Role
1989 Terrorns Finger director
1992 Hassel: De Giriga director, writer
1992 Botgörarna director, writer
1996 Skuggornas Hus director
1997 Chock 1: The Angel of Death director
1997 Chock 2: Kött writer
1999 Sjätte Dagen writer


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