Tomas Alfredson

Tomas Alfredson is a Swedish film director, best known internationally for directing the 2008 vampire film Let the Right One In. Alfredson has received the Guldbagge award for Best Direction twice; in 2005 for Four Shades of Brown, and in 2009 for Let the Right One In. His future film work includes John Le Carré's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy followed by Philip Reeve's Larklight for the Warner Bros.

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Let the Right One In (2008)

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Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Kåre Hedebrant  •  Lina Leandersson  •  Per Ragnar  •  Henrik Dahl

Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Kåre Hedebrant  •  Lina Leandersson  •  Per Ragnar  •  Henrik Dahl

Trespassing Bergman (2013)

In the sixties, Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007) built a house on the remote island of Fårö, located in the Baltic Sea, eighty nautical miles off the east coast of Sweden. He left Stockholm and went to live there. When he died, the house was preserved. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Magnusson  •  Hynek Pallas
CAST:  Tomas Alfredson  •  Woody Allen  •  Wes Anderson  •  Harriet Andersson

In the sixties, Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007) built a house on the remote island of Fårö, located in the Baltic Sea, eighty nautical miles off the east coast of Sweden. He left Stockholm and went to live there. When he died, the house was preserved. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Magnusson  •  Hynek Pallas
CAST:  Tomas Alfredson  •  Woody Allen  •  Wes Anderson  •  Harriet Andersson

Four Shades of Brown (2004)

Four stories, all related to fatherhood, are presented: A father tries to stimulate his son by bringing him to his workplace with disastrous consequences. Richard Brunn and his wife, who run a design hotel, suffer a strained relationship as his parents visit. An ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Robert Gustafsson  •  Maria Kulle  •  Jonas Inde  •  Henrik Schyffert

Four stories, all related to fatherhood, are presented: A father tries to stimulate his son by bringing him to his workplace with disastrous consequences. Richard Brunn and his wife, who run a design hotel, suffer a strained relationship as his parents visit. An ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Robert Gustafsson  •  Maria Kulle  •  Jonas Inde  •  Henrik Schyffert

The Apple War (1971)

A German businessman wants to buy land in southern Sweden for a gigantic amusement park, his new project called "Deutschneyland" (a wordplay of Deutschland and Disneyland). Some of the locals dislike the idea, including the magically talented Lindberg family, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tage Danielsson
CAST:  Per Grundén  •  Gösta Ekman  •  Sture Ericson  •  Ingvar Ottoson

A German businessman wants to buy land in southern Sweden for a gigantic amusement park, his new project called "Deutschneyland" (a wordplay of Deutschland and Disneyland). Some of the locals dislike the idea, including the magically talented Lindberg family, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tage Danielsson
CAST:  Per Grundén  •  Gösta Ekman  •  Sture Ericson  •  Ingvar Ottoson

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Mark Strong  •  Tom Hardy  •  Gary Oldman

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Mark Strong  •  Tom Hardy  •  Gary Oldman

Gunnar Rehlin - A Small Film About Hurting Someone (1999)

A satiric campaign against the film critic Gunnar Rehlin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Gunnar Rehlin  •  Robert Gustafsson  •  Johan Rheborg  •  Jonas Inde

A satiric campaign against the film critic Gunnar Rehlin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Gunnar Rehlin  •  Robert Gustafsson  •  Johan Rheborg  •  Jonas Inde

Ben & Gunnar - En liten film om manlig vänskap (1999)

Ben and Gunnar meet during a carpool from Stockholm to Göteborg in the summer of 1995 where they are attending a concert with Bruce Springsteen at Ullevi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Robert Gustafsson  •  Johan Rheborg

Ben and Gunnar meet during a carpool from Stockholm to Göteborg in the summer of 1995 where they are attending a concert with Bruce Springsteen at Ullevi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Robert Gustafsson  •  Johan Rheborg

On the Last Verse - A Small Film About Death (1999)

The documentary director KG Forsberg makes a film about his dying father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Johan Rheborg  •  Robert Gustafsson  •  Henrik Schyffert  •  Per Ragnar

The documentary director KG Forsberg makes a film about his dying father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Johan Rheborg  •  Robert Gustafsson  •  Henrik Schyffert  •  Per Ragnar

Spermaharen (2002)

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DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Johan Rheborg  •  Robert Gustafsson  •  Jonas Inde

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DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Johan Rheborg  •  Robert Gustafsson  •  Jonas Inde

Bert: The Last Virgin (1995)

The film is based on a series of immensely popular Swedish children's books, about the boy Bert, who is just hitting puberty and having the usual problems with it. But that's where the usual ends abruptly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Martin Andersson  •  Sarah Dawn Finer  •  Cajsalisa Ejemyr  •  Hanna Alström

The film is based on a series of immensely popular Swedish children's books, about the boy Bert, who is just hitting puberty and having the usual problems with it. But that's where the usual ends abruptly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Martin Andersson  •  Sarah Dawn Finer  •  Cajsalisa Ejemyr  •  Hanna Alström

Screwed in Tallinn (1999)

Percy Nilegaard collects Swedish single men and embarks on a bus trip to Tallinn with a so-called "highly-experienced driver".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Robert Gustafsson  •  Jonas Inde  •  Johan Rheborg  •  Tõnu Kark

Percy Nilegaard collects Swedish single men and embarks on a bus trip to Tallinn with a so-called "highly-experienced driver".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Robert Gustafsson  •  Jonas Inde  •  Johan Rheborg  •  Tõnu Kark

The Simple-Minded Murderer (1982)

The feeble-minded Sven's mother dies and he gets work as a farm-hand at the rich, affluent Höglund's farm. He has to work without pay and sleeps together with the cows. He meets the disabled Anna who is the first one to treat him as an adult. One day he has had ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Alfredson
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Hans Alfredson  •  Maria Johansson  •  Per Myrberg

The feeble-minded Sven's mother dies and he gets work as a farm-hand at the rich, affluent Höglund's farm. He has to work without pay and sleeps together with the cows. He meets the disabled Anna who is the first one to treat him as an adult. One day he has had ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Alfredson
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Hans Alfredson  •  Maria Johansson  •  Per Myrberg

Sissela Kyle - Dina dagar ar raknade (2011)

Här är äntligen hennes show på DVD - showen gick för utsålda hus och sågs av över 150 000 personer. I över ett år har Sissela Kyle med stor framgång turnerat landet runt med sin föreställning "Dina dagar är räknade". Hon har själv lagt beslag på alla figurer och ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Sissela Kyle

Här är äntligen hennes show på DVD - showen gick för utsålda hus och sågs av över 150 000 personer. I över ett år har Sissela Kyle med stor framgång turnerat landet runt med sin föreställning "Dina dagar är räknade". Hon har själv lagt beslag på alla figurer och ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Sissela Kyle

Office Hours (2003)

Lotta is 27 years old and an office slave. She has absolutely no ambitions to advance. Most of the time she sits and waits until office hours are over. Then she gets promoted...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Ulrika Hansson  •  Daniela Svensson  •  Thommy Berggren  •  Sven Ahlström

Lotta is 27 years old and an office slave. She has absolutely no ambitions to advance. Most of the time she sits and waits until office hours are over. Then she gets promoted...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Ulrika Hansson  •  Daniela Svensson  •  Thommy Berggren  •  Sven Ahlström

Scenes in the Night (2018)

Henrik lies in his death bed and his wife Marianne is there with him. For the first time she get to meet his lover Paula.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pernilla August
CAST:  Pernilla August  •  Ville Virtanen  •  Vera Vitali  •  Alba August

Henrik lies in his death bed and his wife Marianne is there with him. For the first time she get to meet his lover Paula.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pernilla August
CAST:  Pernilla August  •  Ville Virtanen  •  Vera Vitali  •  Alba August

Bergman's Reliquarium (2018)

A visual association play into Ingmar Bergman's deepest secrets. A pop video attempting to connect Bergman's various works by borrowing, mirroring, cropping, replicating and caricaturing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Pernilla August  •  Tilde Fröling  •  Maria Kulle  •  Gunnel Lindblom

A visual association play into Ingmar Bergman's deepest secrets. A pop video attempting to connect Bergman's various works by borrowing, mirroring, cropping, replicating and caricaturing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Pernilla August  •  Tilde Fröling  •  Maria Kulle  •  Gunnel Lindblom

The Snowman (2017)

Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Rebecca Ferguson  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Val Kilmer

Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Rebecca Ferguson  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Val Kilmer

The Jonsson Gang (2021)

Following a failed heist, Charles-Ingvar ‘Sickan’ Jonsson ends up in prison. Once released, his gang have become law-abiding citizens and Sickan has to continue on his own. Crime broker Anita tasks him with a simple burglary, but it turns out to be something a lot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Henrik Dorsin  •  Anders Johansson  •  David Sundin  •  Hedda Stiernstedt

Following a failed heist, Charles-Ingvar ‘Sickan’ Jonsson ends up in prison. Once released, his gang have become law-abiding citizens and Sickan has to continue on his own. Crime broker Anita tasks him with a simple burglary, but it turns out to be something a lot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomas Alfredson
CAST:  Henrik Dorsin  •  Anders Johansson  •  David Sundin  •  Hedda Stiernstedt

Hasse & Tage - En kärlekshistoria (2019)

Hasse and Tage were best friends for over 30 years. Their films, shows, songs and books influenced an entire nation and were the glue that held people's home together. As a comedic duo, they united right-wing ghosts and anarchists in laughter. When Tage dies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Magnusson
CAST:  Hans Alfredson  •  Tage Danielsson  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Lena Olin

Hasse and Tage were best friends for over 30 years. Their films, shows, songs and books influenced an entire nation and were the glue that held people's home together. As a comedic duo, they united right-wing ghosts and anarchists in laughter. When Tage dies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Magnusson
CAST:  Hans Alfredson  •  Tage Danielsson  •  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Lena Olin

P & B (1983)

Pettersson and Bendel are both worn, run-down and broke. Despite this they decide to start a business and become rich. Unexperienced they are open to any deal. They tamper, scam and exploit loopholes that exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Alfredson
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Allan Edwall  •  Lena Nyman  •  Lill Lindfors

Pettersson and Bendel are both worn, run-down and broke. Despite this they decide to start a business and become rich. Unexperienced they are open to any deal. They tamper, scam and exploit loopholes that exist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Alfredson
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Allan Edwall  •  Lena Nyman  •  Lill Lindfors
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