Archive Cinema City 2012.

Stockholm East

Stockholm Östra

Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Year: 2011
Duration: 95 min

Director: Simon Kaijser da Silva
Scenario: Pernilla Oljelund

Cast: Mikael Persbrandt, Iben Hjejle, Henrik Norlén

Programme selection: Exit Point

sv, en, sr


„Stockholm East“ is the love story between two strangers, bound together by a tragedy that has taken its toll on both their lives and relationships. When Johan and Anna meet at the railway station connecting Stockholm with the idyllic suburbs where they both live, they embark on a dangerous journey of passion and lies.


Int'l Film festival of India, Goa, International Film festival of India, Nordische Filmtage Lübeck, Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Ghent Int'l Film Festival, Filmfest Hamburg


Simon Kaijser da Silva was born in Stockholm in 1969. He has directed several acclaimed projects for the pubcaster Sveriges Television, in many different genres; drama, as well as thriller and comedy. Filmmaking for him is about creating a unique world, and then go exploring. Stockholm East is his first feature.


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