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THE YARD

Directed by: Måns Månsson
Original Title: Yarden
Genres: Drama
Cast: Anders Mossling, Hilal Shoman, Axel Roos
Written by: Sara Nameth, based on the novel by Kristian Lundberg
Produced by: Emma Åkesdotter Ronge
Production company: Anagram Film & TV
Production year: 2016
Release year: 2016
Country: Sweden, Germany
Language: Swedish, Arabic
Subtitled Versions: English
Duration: 80 min
Format: HD, DCP

Synopsis:

A single father and peripheral poet loses his job as a literary critic when he reviews his own book. With no formal education, he ends up at Yarden, a transshipment hub for car imports. He becomes an outcast, a nameless stranger with a five-digit number, who must learn to negotiate the suspicions of his immigrant co-workers and the strict regulations of the Swedish management. At home, the relationship with his teenage son quickly deteriorates as their middle class lifestyle starts to erode. Personal morals are pitted against the demands of fatherhood in an escalating conflict that is ultimately resolved by a lie.

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FESTIVALS

Gothenburg International Film Festival 2016 Lorens Award

Berlinale Forum

Pula Film Festival Official Competition

Jeonju International Film Festival Official Selection

Febiofest Official Selection

Guldbagge Film Awards (Swedish Oscars) Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Cinematography, Best Sound