MARELD – dir. Ove Valeskog

Original Film Title: MARELD

Directors Name: Ove Valeskog

Writers Name: Ove Valeskog

Producers: Ove Valeskog, Viktor Åkerblom

Country of Origin: Sweden

Country of Filming: Sweden

Language: Swedish

Runtime: 1 hour 35 minutes

Film Description: 

MARELD is the product where documentary and film is mixed in a dark synergy, where reality and fiction can be difficult to distinguish.

In the summer of 2018, a film team went out into the Stockholm archipelago. The plan was to record a thriller where the scenes were improvised in chronological order. The actors got to know their characters and one overall approach directive. They did not know the end and most of the scenes were not presented until just before shooting. The director had some surprises during production.

A documentary filmmaker followed the work and suddenly
the documentary became an unexpected experience. The question is when reality surpasses the fiction …

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