Speak Up! It's So Dark

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Speak Up! It's So Dark
Video tape cover
Directed by Suzanne Osten
Produced by Christer Nilson
Written by Niklas Rådström
Starring Etienne Glaser
Simon Norrthon
Cinematography Peter Mokrosinski
Edited by Michal Leszczylowski
Distributed by First Run Features (United States VHS)
Release date
  • 19 February 1993 (1993-02-19)
Running time
83 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Speak Up! It's So Dark (Swedish: Tala! Det är så mörkt) is a 1993 Swedish drama film directed by Suzanne Osten. At the 29th Guldbagge Awards, Simon Norrthon was nominated for the Best Actor award and Niklas Rådström was nominated for Best Screenplay.[1]


An elderly Jewish man (Etienne Glaser) befriends a young neo-nazi (Simon Norrthon) on a train and invites him to his home. Through a series of discussions the two gradually come to understand each other better.



Speak Up! It's So Dark was shown at the 1993 Toronto Festival of Festivals. It was distributed on video in the United States by First Run Features.



  1. ^ "Tala! Det är så mörkt (1993)". Swedish Film Institute. 6 April 2014. 

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