Our Need for Consolation

Our Need for Consolation

Our Need for Consolation
Sweden, 2011, 19 Minute Running Time
North American Premiere
Topics: Art/Architecture/Film, Documentary, History
Language: English

Stig Dagerman was a Swedish literary sensation who published a rash of influential works in the cauldron of post-WWII Europe. Then, suddenly, he fell silent with writer’s block, and two years later, was dead. This richly textured documentary, narrated by Stellan Skarsgard, resurrects Dagerman’s profoundly resonant words.

DIRECTOR: Dan Levy Dagerman
Producer: Filip Hammarstrom, Lo Dagerman
Editor: Dan Levy Dagerman, Tonia Moller
Cinematographer: Ian Bloom
Music: Krister Linder
Principal Cast: Stellan Skarsgard,Filip Hammarstrom

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