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Country: Denmark, Sweden
Language: Swedish
Subtitles: English
Original Title: Gräns

Running Time: 108min
Film Year: 2018
Category: Marimbas Award, Spotlight Series

When Tina, a highly-skilled customs officer with a keen ability to identify smugglers through her senses, crosses paths with Vor, she is surprised to realize that she is unable to properly assess his intentions. This moment of confusion paves the path for Tina’s brash journey into self-discovery as she gradually becomes more intrigued by Val’s enigmatic presence.

Winner of the Uncertain Regard Program at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Ali Abbasi’s bold and cleverly-crafted film beautifully overlaps genres to create a relatable and moving tale.


Sweden’s entry for the 2019 Foreign-Language Academy Award


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Director: Ali Abbasi
Producer: Nina Bisgaard, Peter Gustafsson, Petra Jonsson
Screenwriter: Ali Abbasi, Isabella Eklof, John Ajvide Lindqvist
Executive Producer: Anna Croneman, Peter Nyren, Thomas Gammeltoft, Erika Wasserman
Production Company: META Film, Black Spark Film & TV, Karnfilm

Music: Christoffer Berg, Martin Dirkov
Cinematographer: Nadim Carlsen
Editor: Olivia Neergaard-Holm, Anders Skov

Cast: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jorgen Thorsson, Ann Petren, Sten Ljunggren

Ali Abbasi

Born in 1981, Ali Abbasi is an Iranian director who has also published several short stories. After graduating with a BA in Architecture Abbasi studied Directing at the National Film School of Denmark. In addition to Border, his other credits include the 2011 short film "M For Markus" and his first feature Shelley in 2016.