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Lucky Blue

Country: Sweden, Language: Swedish, 28 mins

  • Director: Håkon Liu
  • Writer: Håkon Liu
  • Producer: Lizette Jonjic

CGiii Comment

Bengtsson has it all - a captivating performance.

Restraint shown by the director - a great little short.


Watch...

Lucky Blue from Erlend Kristoffersen on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Olle, an introverted, well-mannered boy with an air of innocence and sincerity about him has been camping with his father at the same camping ground with several other people for years now. A sort of tradition that ends in a karaoke party. Then one summer, a family friend brings her reticent 'city boy' nephew, Kevin, and his pet budgerigar. Olle accidentally releases the bird and what follows is a discovery of friendship and love between the guy who has grown up in a loving environment and simply accepts love for what it is and the guy who's apparently been burned too many times in his own circle to feel comfortable with it.

Cast & Characters

Tobias Bengtsson as Olle;
Tom Lofterud as Kevin;
Britta Andersson as Barbro;
Johan Friberg as Kjelle;
Michaela Berner as Amanda