FILMOGRAPHY

  • 1967 Böseka sin son (short) 1968 Den vita sporten (documentary) 1968 Hämta en cykel (short) 1969 Lördagen den 5.10 1970 En kärlekshistoria 1975 Giliap 1979 Så fruktansvärt onödigt (documentary) 1980 Trygare kan ingen vara (short) 1987 Någonting har hänt (short) 1991 Härlig är jorden (short) 2000 Songs from the Second Floor 2007 Du levande

  • FILMS SHOWN IN FESTIVAL ON WHEELS

  • Giliap
    (Giliap)
    A Swedish Love Story
    (A Karlekshistoria)
    Songs from the Second Floor
    (Songs From The Second Floor)

Roy Andersson

Roy Andersson was born in Gothenburg in 1943. He received his degree from the Institute of Drama in Stockholm in 1969. He directed his first feature-length film, A Swedish Love Story the following year. The film was awarded four prizes at the Berlin Film Festival in 1970. His second feature-length film Giliap, premiered at the Directors Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival in 1976. Roy Andersson has made commercials for companies such as Air France, Lotto and Citroen. All his films have won major international prizes. In 1981 he established Studio 24, an independent film company and a studio located in Central Stockholm. With his film Something Has Happened, Roy Andersson returned to the film festival world. In this film and in the World of Glory, he developed his personal style of long-take tableau scenes. Both short films won prizes at a number of film festivals. In March 1996, filming began for Songs from the Second Floor. The film was completed in May 2000 and won five Gulbagge Awards in Sweden, for best film, direction, cinematography, screenplay and sound. Since then Roy Andersson continued his work with commercials at Studio 24.