Psalmer från köket / Kitchen Stories

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During the rapid expansion of the welfare state in the 50s, a Swedish social anthropologist is assigned to document the kitchen routines of a Norwegian loner. Rational objectivity is the order of the day, but confronted with a real human being causes the sci-entist to re-evaluate things.

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  • Director: Bent Hamer
  • Writers: Bent Hamer, Jörgen Bergmark
  • Producer: Bul Bul AS
  • DoP: Philip Øgaard
  • Editor: Pål Gengenbach
  • Cast: Joachim Calmeyer, Tomas Norström, Bjørn Floberg, Reine Brynolfsson, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Leif Andrée, Gard B. Eidsvold, Elisabeth Moberg, Kirsten Hagen, Bjørn Jenseg, Jan Gunnar Røise , Karin Lunden, Päivi Laakso, Lennart Jähkel

  • Nominations & Awards

  • Tromsø International Film Festival: FIPRESCI-Award
  • Cannes International Film Festival, Quinzaine: Europa Cinemas Label
  • Cannes International Film Festival, Quinzaine: Regard Jeune Prize
  • Distribution prize to 52 countries
  • Festival Paysages de Cineastes Chatenay M… France Audience Award and Best Photographer: Philip Øgaard.
  • Copenhagen International Film Festival, Denmark: Golden Swan: Best Director.
  • Norwegian International Film Festival, Haugesund: Amanda: Best Film.
  • Cinessonne Film Festival, France: Le Prix Etudiants.
  • Ghent International Film Festival: Script Award.
  • Sao Paulo International Film Festival Brazil: Jury Award, Best Director.
  • Valladolid International Film Festival: Best Director of Photography Award to Philip Øgaard.
  • Valladolid International Film Festival: Special Jury Prize, Silver Spike.
  • Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Germany: Baltic Film Prize.
  • 2003: Norway: Arne Skouen Award. Bent Hamer.
  • 2003: Norway: Kodak Award – Photographer of the Year Philip Øgaard.
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Norwegian Entry 2003.

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  • Release Date

  • 19 September 2003, Sweden

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