45 year-old Johanna, working at a women’s magazine and a single mother of two, finds it hard to speak up for herself. She is as bullied at work as in her private life. In a weak moment she promises her children a holiday abroad. To finance the trip she reports herself as a test subject for a new medicine. Payment is lousy – but the medicine is found to have unsuspected effects…
Original Title: Medicinen
Production Year: 2013
First Release: 2014
Duration: 1h 55min
Director: Colin Nutley
Production: Sweetwater Production AB, AB Svensk Filmindustri, TV4, Nouvago Capital AB, Actinvest AB, Succéfilm, Europa Sound & Vision, Jens Fischer Film AB, with support from Svenska Filminstitutet, Linus Torell.
Producer: Petra Jönsson
Cast: Helena Bergström, Ewa Fröling, Maria Lundqvist, Katarina Ewerlöf, Cecilia Forss, Susanna Thorson, Petra Mede, Peter Eggers, Thomas Hanzon, Johan H:son Kjellgren, Nina Gunke, Saga Samuelsson, Anton Samuelsson Forsdik.
Script: Edward af Sillén, Daniel Rehn. Based on the novel “Medicinen” by Hans Koppel.
Editor: Perry Schaffer, Tess Lindberg
Director of Photography: Jens Fischer fsf
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