SO DAMN EASY GOING
(orig. SÅ JÄVLA EASY GOING)
Sweden, Norway 2022Language:SwedishSubtitles:GermanDirector:Christoffer SandlerWriter:Christoffer Sandler, Lina Åström, Jessika Jankert, Linda-Maria Birbeck, based on the novel I'M JUST SO-O EASY GOING by Jenny JägerfeldCinematographer:Nea AsphällEditor:Jens Christian Fodstad, Robert KrantzSound:Gunn Tove Grønsberg, Peter BoströmWith:Nikki Hanseblad, Melina Paukkonen, Shanti Roney, Emil AlgpeusProducer:Annika Hellström, Erika MalmgrenProduction Company:Cinenic Film, Film i Väst, Everiges Television, HummelfilmDistributor:Salzgeber & Co. Medien87 min, Colour
Everything is going wrong in 18-year-old Joanna's life right now: she has run out of ADHD pills and is desperately trying to raise money for new ones. She is bullied at school and her depressive father won't get up from the couch - not even to visit her mother's grave. Against the growing storm in her head, she goes swimming - even without paying admission. There she meets Audrey - and everything changes. The film accompanies Joanna through her complicated life, showing situational comedy, but also depth, without ever becoming pathetic. This is mainly due to Niki Hanseblad, the charismatic actress who plays Joanna, who radiates a sense of combative optimism.
Age rating: from 12 years
Photo: ©Ola Kjelbye Cinenic Film
Director's Biography:Christoffer Sandler is a Swedish writer, producer and director. He has worked on several coming-of-age TV series. His first feature film SO DAMN EASY GOING was the opening film of the Gothenburg Film Festival and nominated for several awards.
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