23rd Annual Minneapolis - St. Paul International Film Festival



IMMEDIATE BOARDING (Childish Film Festival)
2003 - Sweden - 89

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DIRECTOR: IMMEDIATE BOARDING
CAST: Amanda Davin, Helena Af Sandeberg, Torkel Petersson, Jorgen Langhelle, Julia Ragnarsson, Leonard Goldberg

Recommended for Age 9+ When 11 year olds, Julia and Martin, meet in the Stockholm airport, they feel as if they are looking into the mirror. Julia and Martin decide they are two pieces of broken glass, cosmic twins, and decide to play a trick on their divorced, estranged parents by switching places. Martin, a quiet piano player suddenly finds himself in a frilly dress with a pro-wrestling stepfather. Julia, a tough city girl finds herself in a peaceful rural haven where she must cope with extended relatives and a father’s lady friend. In trading identities, Julia and Martin find themselves in endless comic situations. But they also gain new perspectives on their own lives and problems. ELLA LEMHAGEN was born in 1965 in Uppsala, Sweden. In 1986, she was commissioned to direct her first short film for Swedish Television. Since completing her studies at the Dramatiska Institutet’s course for directors, she has made several shorts and features.

PRODUCER: Charlotta Denward, Tomas Michaelsson
SCREENWRITER: Ella Lemhagen
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Anders Bohman
EDITOR: Malin Lindström
MUSIC: Kaada
PRINT SOURCE: Swedish Film Institute

Saturday, April 02 4:30pm Riverview Theater
Wednesday, April 06 3pm Riverview Theater
Sunday, April 17 3:30pm St. Anthony Main Theatre