Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg

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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg
Directed by Kjell Grede
Produced by Katinka Faragó
Written by Kjell Grede
Starring Stellan Skarsgård
Cinematography Esa Vuorinen
Release date
  • 5 October 1990 (1990-10-05)
Running time
118 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (Swedish: God afton, Herr Wallenberg - En Passionshistoria från verkligheten) is a 1990 film about Swedish World War II diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who was instrumental in saving the lives of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust. He is played by Stellan Skarsgård.

The film won four awards at the 26th Guldbagge Awards: Best Film (Katinka Faragó), Best Direction (Kjell Grede), Best Screenplay (Kjell Grede), and Best Cinematography (Esa Vuorinen).[1] It was also entered into the 41st Berlin International Film Festival.[2] The film was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 63rd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3]


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  1. ^ "God afton, herr Wallenberg (1990)". Swedish Film Institute. 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1991 Programme". Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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