Kay Pollak

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Kay Pollak
Kay Pollak in August 2015.jpg
Kay Pollak in 2015.
Born Kay Gunnar Leopold Pollak
(1938-05-21) 21 May 1938 (age 79)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Film director
Years active 1972-present
Spouse(s) Carin Pollak (m. 1986)

Kay Gunnar Leopold Pollak (born 21 May 1938) is a Swedish film director.


After a long break from film-making, he returned in 2004 with As It Is in Heaven (Så som i himmelen), a major box office success in Sweden. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It was also nominated for no less than eight Swedish Guldbagge Awards, including Best Direction and Best Film, but received none.

TV and filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "10th Moscow International Film Festival (1977)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Barnens ö (1980)". Swedish Film Institute. 9 March 2014. Archived from the original on 11 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "IMDB.com: Awards for Children's Island". imdb.com. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  4. ^ "Berlinale: 1986 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-01-14. 

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