A Swedish Classic

Sweden | 2017 | 8 minutes | Måns Berthas

A woman in a tattered wedding gown wakes in the forest to the sound of a deafening car horn, and her husband in the crashed car nearby.

Director Biography

Måns Berthas was born in Sundsvall, a small town in Sweden. From early years he had a strong interest in film, literature and music. He started to direct short films with a borrowed VHS camera. Måns has worked within different genres and he has directed number of award-winning documentaries and shorts. In 2015 he directed "Champion" which debuted at Göteborg Film Festival and it has been screened in more than 50 film festivals around the world (among which Bogoshorts in Colombia, FlickerFest in Australia and Asiana International Film Festival in South Korea). "​Bitchboy" and "Vila i frid" ("Rest in Peace") are both from 2016. Bitchboy had the world premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival 2016 where it was awarded with the Special Jury Mention. Måns is now working on the script of his first feature and he is completing his latest short movie called "A Swedish Classic".

  • Original Language Title: En Svensk Klassiker
  • Director: Måns Berthas
  • Principal Cast: Frida Liljevall, Viktor Åkerblom
  • Premiere Status: World
  • Country: Sweden
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 8 minutes
  • Producer: Måns Berthas
  • Screenplay: Måns Berthas, Daniel Burman
  • Cinematographers: Johan Lehman
  • Editors: Måns Berthas
  • Language: Swedish
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP
  • International Sales: Lights On