Min Börda

The Burden

Direction: Niki Lindroth von Bahr
Screenplay: Niki Lindroth von Bahr
Production company: Malade AB
Producer: Kalle Wettre
Cinematography: Hans Appelqvist
Edition: Niki Lindroth von Bahr
Sound: Hans Appelqvist
Music: Hans Appelqvist
Artistic direction: Niki Lindroth von Bahr

Runtime: 14:04
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Without dialogues
Subtitles: No subtitles
Country: Sweden
Year: 2017

A dark musical enacted in a modern shopping center, situated next to a large freeway. The employees of the various commercial venues deal with boredom and existential anxiety by performing cheerful musical turns. The apocalypse is a tempting liberator.

Year Festival Country Award
2017 Quinzaine des Réalisateurs - Festival Cannes France
2017 ANNECY - Festival International du Film Animation France Cristal for Best Short
2017 TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival Canada Best Short Film
2018 Sundance Film Festival United States
2017 Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival Portugal Best Animation
2018 Clermont-Ferrand - International Short Film Festival France Best Animation