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Frederik Gertten

Fredrik Gertten

Sweden

Biography

Carl Fredrik von Gertten was born in 1956 in Malmö. Gertten worked as a journalist for newspapers, radio and television in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe during the 1980s and 1990s. In 1995 he published the travel book Ung man söker världen (Young man looking for the World) through the publisher Gong Gong förlag. He wrote for the newspaper Arbetet from 1990 until it ceased publication in 2000 and for Kvällsposten in 2001-2003. He has also been the producer of documentaries and entertainment shows for the Swedish television channels SVT, TV 4 and TV 3. During 2009, Gertten has raised considerable attention with the film Bananas!.


Filmography
Maria and Her Shadow (58', Sweden, 2013)
Blådårar - om kärleken till ett fotbollslag (95´, Sweden, 1998)
Mordet på en tidning (50´, Sweden, 2000)
Vägen tillbaka - Blådårar 2 (78´, Sweden, 2002)
Bya Bye Malmö (85´, Sweden, 2002)
An Ordinary Family (59´, Sweden, 2005)
The Socialist, the Architect and the Twisted Tower (59´, Sweden, 2005)
Bananas!*/ Banány! (80´, Sweden, Denmark, 2009)

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Bananas

Bananas (Orig.) / 2009 / Sweden / 88 min

Can a group of poor Nicaraguans succeed in a trial against an American corporation?

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