Beyond the Border (2011 film)

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Beyond the Border
Directed by Richard Holm
Produced by Johnny Steen
André Sjöberg
Written by Johnny Steen
André Sjöberg
Starring André Sjöberg
Antti Reini
Bjørn Sundquist
Music by Anton Sten
Henrik Lindström
Distributed by Searock Films AB
Release dates
  • 28 January 2011 (2011-01-28)
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Beyond the Border (Swedish: Gränsen) is a 2011 Swedish war film directed by Richard Holm with André Sjöberg, Antti Reini and Bjørn Sundquist in the main roles.


In 1942 in the Swedish province of Värmland bordering Nazi-occupied Norway, a group of Swedish soldiers leave their post at a check-point in neutral Sweden, and ends up on the wrong side of the border. One soldier is killed and another captured by the Germans, and a rescue operation is underway. However, a Swedish colonel sends out an execution squad to eliminate the lost soldiers and their rescuers, in order to cover up the mistake. The lost Swedish soldiers now suddenly face two different enemies on their way home across the border.


Awards and nominations[edit]

Association Category Nominee Result
Guldbagge Award Best makeup Anna-Lena Melin Won
Best visual effects Johan Harnesk Nominated

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