Poland 2010, Feature Film, 18’ | Director, Screenplay Jenifer Malmqvist | DoP Ita Zbroniec-Zajt | Editor Bogusława Furga | Music Goran Abelli, Martin Dalin Volfing, Hanna Ekstrom, Olof Jonsson, Johan Ohlsson, Filip Runesson, BG Sahlin, Kristina Witzgall | Cast Asa Karlin, Lotten Roos, August Lindmark, Liva Leijsne Elkjaer | Production Polish National Film School in Co-Production with Good World AB | World Sales Krakow Film Foundation

Sara loves her wife Katarina. She's making a surprise for her birthday. Katarina has a surprise for Sara as well. Sara now has to deal with unexpected news, as well as taking care of the birthday party.


JENIFER MALMQVIST, born in Southern Sweden, has had many different jobs and studied a variety of subjects at advanced levels. After directing amateur theatre, she began studying filmmaking in Sweden and Poland. She has written and directed several award-winning short films, among them Peace Talk and At the End of the Street. In 2009, she was awarded the scholarship in the memory of Swedish film director Bo Widerberg, and also graduated from The Polish National Film School in Łódź. Birthday is her graduation film.


Films by Jenifer Malmqvist (Selection)
Brotherhood 2008 | Evacuation 2008 | At the End of the Street 2007 | 13 Years and 10 Months 2006 | Peace Talk 2004 | Angel Schmangel 2003 | Morgonstjärnor 2003 | Välkommen 2003 | Makt 2000


Awards for ›Urodziny‹
Bronzener Löwe, Taipei County Film Festival, Taiwan 2010



Jenifer Malmqvist
Short Film
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