The Heart

Not available for screening anymore

  1. Extra

    The Heart

    Hjärtat

    Directed by

    Sweden

    2018

    100 min

    • English
    • Swedish

    Drama

    Photographer Mika and music producer Tesfay prove to be each other’s first great loves. With their talents, her blonde hair and his black dreads, they are a beautiful couple that fits in perfectly in today’s Sweden. After a period of courtship, parties, sex and getting to know each other, they decide to live together. For the outside world, this hip couple presents an ideal picture, but behind those beautiful filters things start going wrong between the sheets. How do you express your feelings of shame and complicated inner conflicts to the other?

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Ahmed Berhan
    Fanni Metelius
    Leona Axelsen
    Daniella Mir
    Suzanne Reuter
    Claes Hartelius
    Screenplay
    Fanni Metelius
    Cinematography
    Maja Dennhag
    Editing
    Fanni Metelius
    Music
    Katharina Nuttall
    Linus Andersson
    Production
    GARAGEFILM INTERNATIONAL AB
    Sales
    M-APPEAL
    Fanni Metelius

    Fanni Metelius

    Sweden

    Fanni Metelius (1987, Sweden) has a BFA in film directing and producing, and is director, screenwriter and actress. Her short films have won many awards and her performance in Ruben Östlund's feature FORCE MAJEURE was celebrated. THE HEART (2018, world premiere at IFFR), in which she also plays the main lead, is Metelius'debut feature.