Directed by: Lukas Moodysson Script: Lukas Moodysson Producer: Lars Jönsson Production company: Memfis Film Cinematography: Marcel Zyskind Editing: Michal Leszczylowski Music: Jesper Kurlandsky, Erik Holmquist och Linus Giertta Cast: Gael Garcia Bernal, Michelle Williams, Marife Necesito, Sophie Nyweide, Run Srinikornchot, Jan Nicado, Tom McCarthy, Martin Delos Santos
Format: 35mm Running time: 125'
Synopsis Leo and Ellen are a successful New York couple, totally immersed in their work. Leo is the creator of a booming website, and has stumbled into a world of money and big decisions. Ellen is a dedicated emergency surgeon who devotes her long shifts to saving lives. Their 8-year-old daughter Jackie spends most of her time with her Filipino nanny Gloria, a situation that is making Ellen start to question her priorities. When Leo travels to Thailand on business, he unwittingly sets off a chain of events that will have dramatic consequences for everyone.
Directors Biography Lukas Moodysson, born 1969, is Swedish writer and director. Moodysson’s international breakthrough came with his first feature film ‘Fucking Amal’ (aka ‘Show Me Love’) in 1998.
His two following films; ‘Together’ (2000) and ‘Lilya 4-Ever’ (2002) were also very sucessful, distributed worldwide and picked up several awards. The experimental drama ‘Container’ (2006) premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival. ‘Mammoth' is his first English-language film. Moodysson earned a strong following for his acute, gentle sense of social satire and his remarkably well-drawn and sympathetic characters. He has also published several books of poetry and a novel.
Location and screening schedule: SC Cinema, Friday, October 23rd at 14.00 Europa Cinema, Friday, October 23rd at 21.30