Original Film Title: The Marsh
Director’s Name: Marcus Soederlund
Writer’s Name: Marcus Soederlund
Producer’s Name: Hampus Gunnarsson, Johan Wirfält
Country of Origin: Sweden
Country of Filming: Sweden
Runtime: 11 minutes 48 seconds
Society as we know it is gone. In Sweden it is summer – and a state of war.
Erik and Karim are people smugglers, bringing refugees through the Swedish wetlands. One day they meet Maria, a mother hoping to cross the border with her infant. Soon she will be faced with an impossible choice.
Based on the short story ”Kärret” by Jerker Virdborg.
Erik is played by mesmerizing newcomer Aron Skoog. Karim is played by Amed Bozan, named best actor at the Swedish Kristallen awards for his role in the Netflix hit series Caliphate. Charlotte Wandt, a Swedish director and actor, delivers a stunning portrayal of Maria.