Songs from the second floor [DVD videorecording] / Roy Andersson Filmproduktion presenterar i samproduktion med sveriges Television AB, Danmarks Radio, Norsk Rikskringkasting, Arte France Cinéma, Société, Parisienne de Production, Essential Filmproduktion GmbH ... producent, Lisa Alwert ; manus & regi Roy Andersson.

Contributor(s): Alwert, Lisa | Andersson, Roy, 1943- | Nordh, Lars | Larsson, Stefan, 1964- | Carlsson, Bengt C. W, 1937- | Fählström, Torbjörn | Andersson, Sten | Nunez, Rolando | Vucina, Lucio | Jörnelius, Per | Roth, Peter | Borbás, István | Klevanås, Jasper | Andersson, Benny | Arvidsson, Leontine | Roy Andersson Filmproduktion (Firm) | Sveriges television | Danmarks radio | Norsk rikskringkasting | Arte France cinéma (Firm) | Société Parisiene de Production (Firm) | Essential Filmproduktion GmbH | New Yorker Video (Firm)
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: Swedish Summary language: English Original language: Swedish Publisher: New York, NY : New Yorker Video, c2004, c2000Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 bookletISBN: 1567303374Other title: Sånger från andra våningen [DVD videorecording]Subject(s): Hysteria (Social psychology) -- Drama | Traffic congestion -- Drama | Millennium celebrations (Year 2000) -- Drama | Foreign films -- SwedenGenre/Form: Feature films.
Production Credits: Directors of photography, Istrán Borbás, Jasper Klevenås ; editor, Roy Andersson ; music, Benny Andersson ; costume designer, Leontine Arvidsson.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival: Special Jury Prize.Cast: Lars Nordh, Stefan Larsson, Bengt C.W. Carlsson, Torbjörn Fählström, Sten Andersson, Rolando Nunez, Lucio Vucina, Per Jörnelius, Peter Roth.Summary: One evening a strange series of events takes place. A clerk is degraded, a lost immigrant is violently attacked, a magician makes a terrible mistake. The following day, the signs of chaos takes hold as madness grips a board of directors and the city itself is strangled by a horrendous traffic jam. In the midst of the mayhem, one man stands out - Karl, who is covered from head to toe in soot from the store he just tried to burn down for the insurance money. The new millennium is blamed for casting such a vast mental breakdown and Karl gradually realizes just how difficult it is to be human.
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DVD; NTSC (Region 1); Widescreen (letterboxed) presentation; Dolby Digital, THX.

Swedish dialogue with optional English subtitles.

Lars Nordh, Stefan Larsson, Bengt C.W. Carlsson, Torbjörn Fählström, Sten Andersson, Rolando Nunez, Lucio Vucina, Per Jörnelius, Peter Roth.

Directors of photography, Istrán Borbás, Jasper Klevenås ; editor, Roy Andersson ; music, Benny Andersson ; costume designer, Leontine Arvidsson.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

Cannes Film Festival: Special Jury Prize.

One evening a strange series of events takes place. A clerk is degraded, a lost immigrant is violently attacked, a magician makes a terrible mistake. The following day, the signs of chaos takes hold as madness grips a board of directors and the city itself is strangled by a horrendous traffic jam. In the midst of the mayhem, one man stands out - Karl, who is covered from head to toe in soot from the store he just tried to burn down for the insurance money. The new millennium is blamed for casting such a vast mental breakdown and Karl gradually realizes just how difficult it is to be human.

Special features: director's commentary ; work in progress ; behind-the-scenes ; deleted scenes ; production notes ; theatrical trailer ; scene selelction.

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