Meanwhile on Earth

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    Meanwhile on Earth

    Samtidigt på jorden

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    Sweden, Estonia, Denmark

    2020

    73 min

    • Swedish

    Documentary

    When we die, there are still some practicalities needed to be taken care of before our time among the living is finally over. MEANWHILE ON EARTH enters the world around our end station, an industry of death, a place where the existential meets the mundane, and the sacred meets the profane.

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    Screenplay
    Carl Olsson
    Cinematography
    Mathias Døcker
    Jonathan Elsborg
    Editing
    Sofie Steenberger
    Music
    Sten Sheripov
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    Carl Olsson

    Carl Olsson

    Sweden

    Carl Olsson was born in Sweden in 1984, lives in Copenhagen where he graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2013. His graduation film BLESSED BE THIS PLACE was Nominated for the Danish Academy Award, Robert 2014, and the prestigious Camerimage for its camerawork, has travelled to numerous festivals and won several international awards. His previous film from The Danish Film School, MR. MAGDY, ROOM NUMBER 17 PLEASE, won Special Mention at Stockholm International Film Festival 2013. Carl Olsson looks with a sharp and loving eye on the human being, exploring oddities in our systems and cultures, where we humans always seem to peep through the cracks in its systemic perfection. His latest film PATRIMONIUM (2019) premiered at Göteborg Film Festival.

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