Heroes (Hjältar)

Schweden 2011, 14’ | Regie, Buch, Schnitt Carolina Hellsgård | Bildgestaltung Kathrin Krottenthaler | Ton Dominique Greffard | Musik Steffen Scholz | Darsteller_innen Ida Åslund, Michaela Arvidsson, Ridah Abbas | Produktion Hellsgård Filmproduktion | Weltvertrieb Flickfilm GbR

Linnea yearsn for something, though she doesn't really know what exactly. She often goes to the stables on the edge of the big city where she lovingly grooms her horse and takes it out for a ride. Not having had much experience with boys, she awkwardly rejects Erik's approaches. In that respect, her friend Jenny is a bit more advanced – even if she doe kiss the wrong one.


CAROLINA HELLSGARD works as a director and writer in Stockholm and Berlin. After completing an MFA at the Berlin University of Arts in 2007, she received a DAAD postgraduate grant to study film directing and screenwriting in Los Angeles. From 2008 to 2011, she developed a short film trilogy mainly about people living on the margins of society. Hjältar, which followed Karaoke and Hunger in the series, was premiered at the Berlin Film Festival 2012.


Films by Carolina Hellsgård (Selection)
Hunger 2009 | Karaoke 2008 | Thirst 2006 | Thicker Than Water 2005 | Elvis Pummel 2003 | Goodbye Randy 2003


Thursday, 19 April 2012, 9.30 a.m., Filmforum

Carolina Hellsgård, Carolina Hellsgard
School Film