Stockholm (2018 film)

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Stockholm
Stockholm film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRobert Budreau
Produced by
  • Nicolas Tabarrok
  • Robert Budreau
  • Jonathan Bronfman
Written byRobert Budreau
Starring
Music bySteve London
CinematographyBrendan Steacy
Edited byRichard Comeau
Production
company
Distributed bySmith Global Media
Release date
  • April 19, 2018 (2018-04-19) (Tribeca)
  • April 12, 2019 (2019-04-12) (United States)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Stockholm is a 2018 American crime film written, produced and directed by Robert Budreau. It stars Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bea Santos and Thorbjorn Harr;[1] the film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 19, 2018 and was released on April 12, 2019 by Smith Global Media.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

The film is based on the true story of the 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

On January 27, 2017 it was announced that Noomi Rapace and Ethan Hawke would be starring in Stockholm with Robert Budreau writing, producing and directing the film.[4]

Principal photography on the film began on April 2017.[5]

Reception[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

On the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 72%, based on 57 reviews, with an average rating of 6.24/10. The website's consensus reads, "Stockholm can't quite do justice to its themes or the real-life events it dramatizes, but a light touch and well-chosen cast keep the end results consistently entertaining."[6]

Accolades[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref(s)
Canadian Screen Awards 31 March 2019 Best Adapted Screenplay Robert Budreau Won [7][8]
Best Costume Design Lea Carlson Nominated
Best Editing Richard Comeau Nominated
Best Sound Editing Lee Walpole and Thomas Huhn Nominated
Achievement in Hair Peggy Kyriakidou Won
Achievement in Visual Effects Fredrik Nord Nominated
Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards 23 March 2019 Theatrical Feature Cinematography Brendan Steacy Won [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ford, Rebecca (January 27, 2017). "Berlin: Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace to Star in Thriller 'Stockholm". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  2. ^ Raup, Jordan (March 7, 2018). "Tribeca 2018 Lineup Includes 'Disobedience,' 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post,' 'The Seagull,' and More". The Film Stage.
  3. ^ Grobar, Matt (April 19, 2018). "Ethan Hawke & Noomi Rapace Learn True Meaning Of 'Stockholm' Syndrome — Tribeca Studio". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  4. ^ Hipes, Patrick (January 27, 2017). "Ethan Hawke & Noomi Rapace To Star in 'Stockholm' – Berlin". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (January 27, 2017). "Berlin: Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace to Star in Thriller 'Stockholm". Variety. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "Stockholm (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  7. ^ "Stockholm". Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  8. ^ Ahearn, Victoria. "Canadian Screen Awards kick off with comedy sketch and brisk, hostless format". Alaska Highway News. Archived from the original on April 1, 2019. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  9. ^ "CSC - Awards". www.csc.ca. Retrieved April 16, 2019.

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