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HARBOUR OF HOPE

Magnus Gertten
SE DK NO PL DE 2011    58' 76'
⚬ History ⚬ Human Interest 

Synopsis

In Spring 1945 the Red Cross liberated over 30.000 concentration camp survivors and rescued them to peaceful Sweden. 3 survivors and their helpers recount the amazing story of how the city of Malmö mobilized to take care of them and helped them start over again. A film about dealing with war memories, the importance of a helping hand and finding a “harbour of hope”.

Credits

Director

Magnus Gertten

Producers

Lennart Ström, Magnus Gertten

Executive Producers

Lennart Ström, Marek Nowowijewski

Production Company

Auto Images

Co-Production Companies

Bullitt Film, KinoPravda, Bow and Axe Entertainment, Eikon Media, Film i Skåne, SVT, TVP

Cinematography

Jon Rudberg

Editor

Jesper Osmund

Music

Magnus Jarlbo

Festivals

Krakow FF 2012

Thessaloniki IDFF 2012

Movies on War 2012

Bafici 2013

UK Jewish FF London 2013

Film Details

Runtime 58' 76'
Spoken Languages Swedish, English, German
Production Countries Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Germany

Biography

Magnus Gertten, director and producer, previously TV- and radio journalist, has directed a number of award-winning documentaries including ROLLING LIKE A STONE, A THOUSAND PIECES, HARBOUR OF HOPE, LONG DISTANCE LOVE. Magnus started the production company Auto Images together with Stefan Berg in 1998.

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