Film edition 2021

HIGH SKY LOW LAND

Under the summer high sky, on the low land of a barren island, a young girl tries to force her father not to give up on what’s left of their family.

Original Title Alvaret
Category Official Competition
Section Parental Experience
Tipology Short Film
Duration 20'
Production Year 2021
Nationality Sweden
Directed by Maria Eriksson-Hecht
Screenplay Pelle Rådström
Director of photography Josua Enblom
Editor Robert Krantz
Production Design Cecilia Gyllsén
Sound Eduardo Rodrigues, Anders Lindahl
Make up Maggie Gelush
Music Shida Shahabi
Main cast Inga Avemo Hådell
Torkel Petersson
Lo Kauppi
Produced by Ronny Fritsche, Engelbrekt Krantz
Production Zentropa Sweden

Maria Eriksson foto Karin AlfredssonMaria Eriksson-Hecht

Maria Eriksson-Hecht is a Swedish filmmaker with a master degree in film directing from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. Her award-winning short films have been screened at film festivals such as Karlovy Vary and Clermont Ferrand. Schoolyard Blues (Skolstartssorg, 2017) won over 40 international awards and screened at 100 + festivals. She is a Berlinale Talent 2021 alumna.

Production
Zentropa Sweden