2022-12-15 13:38Press release

Nominations for the 2022 Guldbagge Awards

Photo: Pelle T. Nilsson / SPA Photo: Pelle T. Nilsson / SPA

At a press conference in Filmhuset in Stockholm today, the nominations for the Guldbagge Awards for the film year 2022 were presented. Triangle of Sadness was presented with nine nominations, followed by Boy from Heaven with seven nominations. Burn All My Letters, Comedy Queen and I Am Zlatan received six nominations each.

The Guldbagge Awards Gala is arranged by the Swedish Film Institute in collaboration with SVT and takes place at Cirkus in Stockholm on January 23, 2023.

A jury of 33 members in four groups came to the following result for the nominations for the 2023 Guldbagge Awards, Sweden's national film awards. Special committees agreed on the nominations for the categories for Best Short Film and Best Documentary Film.

BEST FILM

Boy from Heaven  
Producers: Kristina Åberg and Fredrik Zander 

Comedy Queen 
Producers: Anna Anthony and Rebecka Lafrenz 

Historjá - Stitches for Sápmi 
Producers: Pelle Nilsson and Mattias Nohrborg 

I Am Zlatan
Producers: Fredrik Heinig, Frida Bargo and Mattias Nohrborg 

Triangle of Sadness 
Producers: Erik Hemmendorff and Philippe Bober 


BEST DIRECTOR

Sanna Lenken 
for Comedy Queen 

Tarik Saleh 
for Boy from Heaven 

Jens Sjögren 
for I Am Zlatan 

Ruben Östlund 
for Triangle of Sadness 


BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Sigrid Johnson 
for Sasha in Comedy Queen 

Bahar Pars 
for Nilo in Maya Nilo (Laura) 

Vera Vitali 
for Lisa in Long Live the Bonus Family

Katia Winter 
for Hanna in The Year I Started Masturbating


BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Tawfeek Barhom 
for Adam in Boy from Heaven 

Granit Rushiti 
for Zlatan in I Am Zlatan

Oscar Töringe 
for Abbe in Comedy Queen 

Sven Wollter (posthumously)
for Malte in Day by Day


BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Dolly de Leon 
for Abigail in Triangle of Sadness 

Marika Lindström 
for Karin Stolpe in Burn All My Letters

Liv Mjönes 
for Ullis in R.S.V.P.

Carla Sehn 
for Stella in Locals 


BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Håkan Bengtsson 
for Nils-Åke in I Am Zlatan

Zlatko Burić 
for Dimitry in Triangle of Sadness 

Fares Fares 
for Ibrahim in Boy from Heaven 

Sten Ljunggren 
for Sven Stolpe in Burn All My Letters


BEST SCREENPLAY

Tarik Saleh 
for Boy from Heaven 

David Lagercrantz and Jakob Beckman 
for I Am Zlatan

Lovisa Sirén and Peter Modestij 
for Maya Nilo (Laura) 

Ruben Östlund 
for Triangle of Sadness 


BEST EDITING

Theis Schmidt  
for Boy from Heaven 

Åsa Mossberg and Line Schou 
for Daughters

Fredrik Morheden and Crazy Pictures 
for UFO Sweden 


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Simon Pramsten 
for Comedy Queen 

Stellan Runge 
for Burn All My Letters

Jonas Alarik 
for Black Crab


BEST SOUND DESIGN
 
Ted Krotkiewski 
for All of Our Heartbeats Are Connected Through Exploding Stars 

Johan Johnson, Kaveh Akaber and Thomas Jackson
for Historjá - Stitches for Sápmi 

Fredrik Jonsäter and Jan Kasskawo 
for I Am Zlatan


BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Irya Gmeyner and Martin Hederos 
for Comedy Queen 

Eirik Havnes 
for Historjá - Stitches for Sápmi 

Lisa Montan 
for JerryMaya's Detective Agency - The Riddle of the Scorpion


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Simon Sandin 
for Black Crab

Peter Hjorth, Peter Toggeth Karlsson, Ludwig Källén and Vincent Larsson 
for Triangle of Sadness 

Jacob Danell and Crazy Pictures 
for UFO Sweden 


BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Denise Östholm 
for Boy from Heaven 

Ingrid Sjögren 
for Burn All My Letters

Sofie Krunegård 
for Triangle of Sadness 


BEST SET DESIGN

Josefin Åsberg 
for Burn All My Letters

Linda Janson 
for Black Crab

Josefin Åsberg 
for Triangle of Sadness 


BEST MAKEUP

Eva von Bahr 
for Burn All My Letters

Eglė Mikalauskaitė-Gricienė
for Hilma 

Stefanie Gredig 
for Triangle of Sadness 


Special jury groups for documentary films and short films have decided on the following nominations:

BEST SHORT FILM

Dance My Doll
Director: Jasmijn Kooijman 

The Story of Bodri
Director: Stina Wirsén 

Little to Big 
Directors: Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin 


BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

Daughters
Director: Jenifer Malmqvist 

Historjá - Stitches for Sápmi 
Director: Thomas Jackson 

Nelly & Nadine 
Director: Magnus Gertten 

The Scars of Ali Boulala 
Director: Max Eriksson 


Other awards at the ceremony

The Award of Honour (Hedersguldbagge) will be presented, as well as the Gullspira (for extraordinary contributions in films for children) and the The Guldbagge Audience Award.

Awarded annually since 1964, the Guldbagge ("Golden Beetle") is the name of the Swedish Film Institute's award for achievements in film during the previous year. The award itself, in the form of a fantastical beetle, was designed by the artist Karl Axel Pehrson.

About the nominations

In total, 23 films were nominated – 15 features, five documentaries and three short films. 

9 nominations: Triangle of Sadness
7 nominations: Boy from Heaven
6 nominations: Burn All My Letters, Comedy Queen and I Am Zlatan
4 nominations: Historjá - Stitches for Sápmi
3 nominations: Black Crab
2 nominations: Daughters, Maya Nilo (Laura) and UFO Sweden

The Guldbagge Awards ceremony will be held at Cirkus in Stockholm on January 23, 2023. Swedish Television (SVT) will be broadcasting the event live.



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