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2017 Guldbagge Awards – here are all the winners

At a live-broadcasted awards ceremony, held at Cirkus in Stockholm, the winners of the 2017 Guldbagge Awards were crowned. The Giant and The Yard received three awards each and Martha & Niki, My Aunt in Sarajevo and The Serious Game two each.

Best film

The Giant/Jätten
Producers: Maria Dahlin and Morten Kjems Hytten Juhl

Best Director

Goran Kapetanović
for My Aunt in Sarajevo/Min faster in Sarajevo

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Maria Sundbom
for the role as Siri in The Girl, the Mother and the Demons/Flickan, mamman och demonerna

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Anders Mossling
for the role as 11811 in The Yard/Yarden  

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Sadžida Šetić
for the role as Radmila in My Aunt in Sarajevo/Min faster i Sarajevo  

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Michael Nyqvist for the role as editor in chief Markel in A Serious Game/Den allvarsamma leken  

Best Screenplay

Johannes Nyholm
for the screenplay for The Giant/Jätten

Best Cinematography

Ita Zbroniec-Zajt
for cinematography in The Yard/Yarden

Best Editing

Tora Mkandawire Mårtens and Therese Elfström
for the editing of Martha & Niki

Best Costume

Kicki Ilander
for the costumes in A Serious Game/Den allvarsamma leken

Best Sound/Sound design

Patrik Strömdahl
for the sound on The Yard/Yarden  

Best Makeup

Eva von Bahr, Love Larson and Pia Aleborg
for mask/make-up in The Giant/Jätten  

Best Original Score

Jan Sandström
for The Garbage Helicopter/Sophelikoptern

Best Set Design

Liv Ask and Bengt Fröderberg
for My Future Love/Flykten till framtiden  

Best Visual Effects

Fredrik Nord
for 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared/Hundraettåringen som smet från notan och försvann  

Best Documentary Film

Martha & Niki
by Tora Mkandawire Mårtens

Best Short Film

by Peter Modestij  

Best Foreign Language Film

Son of Saul/Saul fia
by László Nemes

The jury consisted of nine members; Stina Ekblad, Jan Holmberg, Marek Septimus Wieser, Anne-Marie Söhrman Fermelin, Marcus Lindeen, Lisa Ohlin, Håkon Skogrand, Lena Endre and Chairman Jannike Åhlund.

More awards at the Guldbagge:  

Best Newcomer

Ahang Bashi for her achievements in Fragility/Skörheten  

Lifetime Achievement Award

The board of the Swedish Film Institute extends the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to: Producer Katinka Faragó  


A jury consisting of Jannike Åhlund, Malena Janson, Pia Huss, Ulf Synnerholm, Julia Jarl and Johan Bogaeus have decided to give Gullspira 2017 to: Director Petter Lennstrand

The Audience Award

101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared/Hundraettåringen som smet från notan och försvann
Producer: Malte Forssell  

The Guldbagge Awards ceremony was held 23 January 2017 at Cirkus in Stockholm. Swedish Television (SVT) broadcasted the event live. Petra Mede was this year’s host.

Awarded annually since 1964, the Guldbagge ("Golden Beetle") is the name of the Swedish Film Institute's award for achievements during the previous year. The award itself, in the form of a flower chafer beetle, was designed by the artist Karl Axel Pehrson.

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For questions regarding the Guldbagge Awards, please contact: Jan Göransson + 46 706 -03 03 62
Johanna Löf +46 70-533 12 01
Ann-Louice Dahlgren +46 708-433119  

For questions regarding the SVT live-broadcast
Brita Sylvén, +46 73-382 37 69