Mammut

Mammut

Schweden / Deutschland / Dänemark 2007-2009, Spielfilm

Inhalt

"Mammoth" revolves around a successful New York couple, Leo and Ellen. Leo is the creator of a booming website, and has stumbled into a world of money and big decisions. Ellen is a dedicated emergency surgeon who devotes her long shifts to saving lives. Their eight-year-old daughter Jackie spends most of her time with her Filipino nanny Gloria, a situation that is making Ellen start to question her priorities. Gloria has come to the USA to earn money to support her family, leaving her two sons behind in the Philippines. One of them, ten-year-old Salvador, is longing for his mother so much that he looks for work himself in order to help with the money and speed up her return. When Leo travels to Thailand on business, he unwittingly sets off a chain of events that will have dramatic consequences for everyone.

This is all that Lukas Moodysson is prepared to give away about his film. After two (in the case of the most recent) determinedly uncommercial films, he describes the transition from "Container" (shown in the Berlinale′s Panorama section in 2007) to the new work as: "… a very big step, even though I don′t know if it is a step forward or backward. This one has a very clear storyline, it′s more accessible. For those who have seen my previous films, there are links to them all. In many ways, it is close to "Tillsammans" even though this is more serious and not as funny. One theme is about children in jeopardy. That is common for all my films."

Source: 59. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

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Credits

All Credits

Director:Lukas Moodysson
Screenplay:Lukas Moodysson
Director of photography:Marcel Zyskind
Set design:Josefin Åsberg (Szenenbild)
Make-up artist:Linda Boije Af Gennäs
Costume design:Denise Östholm
Editing:Michał Leszczylowski
Sound design:Hans Møller
Sound:Niclas Merits, Henric Andersson
Casting:Avy Kaufman
Music:Erik Holmquist, Jesper Kurlandsky, Linus Gierta
  
Cast: 
Gael García BernalLeo
Michelle WilliamsEllen
Marife NecesitoGloria
Sophie NyweideJackie
Run SrinikornchotCookie
Tom McCarthyBob
Jan NicdaoSalvador
Martin Delos SantosManuel
Maria del CarmenGroßmutter
Perry DizonFernando
Dona CrollAlice
Joseph MydellBen Jackson
  
Production company:Memfis Film Rights 6 AB (Stockholm)
in co-production with:Zentropa Entertainment GmbH (Berlin), Zentropa Entertainments ApS (Hvidovre), Sveriges Television (SVT) (Stockholm), TV 2 Danmark (Kopenhagen)
Producer:Lars Jönsson
Co-Producer:Peter Aalbæk Jensen, Maria Köpf, Tomas Eskilsson, Gunnar Carlsson
Executive producer:Vibeke Windeløv, Lene Børglum, Peter Garde
Line producer:Malte Forssell
Unit production manager:Lene Børglum, Peter Garde, Vibeke Windeløv
Shoot:05.11.2007-: New York, Philippinen, Trollhättan, Thailand
Original distributor:MFA Film Distribution (München)
Funding:Norsk Filmfond (Oslo), Swedish Film Institute (Stockholm), Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Danish Film Institute (Kopenhagen), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB) (Potsdam), Media Programm der EU (Brüssel)
Length:3408 m, 124 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 14.10.2010, 122127, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (SE): 23.01.2009, Stockholm;
Erstaufführung (DE): 08.02.2009, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 10.06.2010

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Mammut
Weiterer Titel (SE DE DK) Mammoth

Versions

Original

Length:3408 m, 124 min
Format:35mm, 1:2,35
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby SRD
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 14.10.2010, 122127, ab 12 Jahre/feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (SE): 23.01.2009, Stockholm;
Erstaufführung (DE): 08.02.2009, Berlin, IFF - Wettbewerb;
Kinostart (DE): 10.06.2010