Schoolyard Blues

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    Schoolyard Blues

    Skolstartssorg

    Directed by

    Sweden

    2016

    15 min

    • Swedish

    Drama

    On John's first day of school his eleven-year-old big brother Mika unexpectedly pops up to follow him there. Mika though has other plans than just taking John to school. During this journey he will teach him the world and all the merciless demands and rules of the schoolyard.

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Pelle Rådström
    Production
    KARIMI FILM
    Maria Eriksson

    Maria Eriksson

    Sweden

    Maria Eriksson, b. 1986, has a Bachelor's degree in film directing from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. Her graduation film Annalyn was selected for more than 40 festivals and won numerous prizes. She’s currently studying for her Master's degree and will graduate in January 2017. She has written and directed a number of award-winning short films that have been screened at international film festivals and on TV; including the featurettes HÅLL OM MIG (2009) and JAG VILL HA ALLT (2012), and the short films JAG HAR ALDRIG (2008), KOM NÄRMARE (2012) and IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW (2014).

    Selected Filmography