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    Lemhagen's gay adoption story among Swedish-backed projects


    Swedish director Ella Lemhagen, who had her international break with the award-winning Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999), is readying her new project, Patrik 1,5, with $1m (Euros 800,000) production support from the Swedish Film Institute.Scripted by Lemhagen from Swedish dramatist Michael Druker's play, Patrik 1,5 is the story of ...

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    Stockholm kicks off tonight with Josef Fares' Leo


    As the world premi re of Swedish director Josef Fares' Leo opens the 18th Stockholm International Film Festival tonight - the first time a Swedish feature launches the fest - local audiences are facing an 11-day programme of more than 170 features, adding seminars, lectures, Face2Face discussions and workshops, ...