Beyond (2010 film)

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Svinalangorna poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Pernilla August
Produced by Helena Danielsson
Ralf Karlsson
Screenplay by Pernilla August
Lolita Ray
Story by Susanna Alakoski
Starring Noomi Rapace
Ola Rapace
Tehilla Blad
Outi Mäenpää
Ville Virtanen
Music by Magnus Jarlbo
Sebastian Öberg
Cinematography Erik Molberg Hansen
Edited by Åsa Mossberg
Drakfilm Produktion
Distributed by Nordisk Film
Release date
Running time
92 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Beyond is a 2010 Swedish drama film directed by Pernilla August, starring Noomi Rapace, Ola Rapace, Tehilla Blad, Outi Mäenpää and Ville Virtanen. The original Swedish title is Svinalängorna, which means "The swine rows" and refers to the housing project where parts of the story are set. The film is based on the novel with the same name by Susanna Alakoski. It was shown at the 67th Venice International Film Festival on 6 September 2010 and got the International Critic's Week Award.[1][2]

The Swedish Film Institute submitted Beyond for a 2011 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film nomination,[3][4] but it did not make the final shortlist.[5]


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  1. ^ Björling, Sanna (22 July 2010). "Svinalängorna till Venedig". Dagens Nyheter. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "SIC - International Critics' Week". Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Pernilla August's Beyond to be Sweden's Foreign Language Oscar entry". Retrieved 13 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "63 Countries Vie for 2011 Foreign Language Film Oscar". Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  5. ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Vie for Oscar". Retrieved 2012-01-19. 

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