Koko-di Koko-da

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    Koko-di Koko-da

    Directed by

    Sweden, Denmark

    2019

    86 min

    • Danish
    • Swedish

    Drama

    Scope Expanded - Staff Picks

    A couple, traumatised by the loss of their daughter, goes on a trip to the woods trying to save their relationship, instead, they get trapped in a surreal nightmare with a bloody-minded variety artist and his shady entourage.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Ylva Gallon
    Leif Edlund Johansson
    Peter Belli
    Katarina Jacobson
    Morad Khatchadorian
    Brandy Litmanen
    Screenplay
    Johannes Nyholm
    Cinematography
    Johan Lundborg
    Tobias Höiem-Flyckt
    Music
    Simon Ohlsson
    Olof Cornéer
    Sales
    STRAY DOGS
    Production
    JOHANNES NYHOLM PRODUKTION, BEOFILM

    Press

    The film avoids gross-out shivers in favor of the quiet torture of expecting death behind every tree.

    Amy Nicholson, Variety

    Johannes Nyholm

    Johannes Nyholm

    Sweden

    What did the child's mother say about the fact that you showed your daughter as an alcoholic? - Everything for art

    Johannes NYHOLM (1974, Sweden) is a director, producer, screenwriter and animator. He was educated in film, art, new media and animation, and manages his own production company. Nyholm first gained recognition for his animated film series, The Tale of Little Puppetboy (2008), which has been shown internationally at festivals and galleries. His short film, Las Palmas (2011), gained worldwide fame with its trailer alone. He debuted as a feature filmmaker with The Giant in 2016 (IFFR Live 2017), which had the highest review index of all Swedish films released that year. Koko-di Koko-da (2019) had its international premiere at IFFR. With a background in classic animation, Nyholm often mixes different styles and cinematic universes.

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