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Eat Sleep Die

Eat Sleep Die

EAT SLEEP DIE follows Raša, a twenty-one-year-old employee of the local salad-packing factory. She came from Balkan to Sweden and lives with her father in a small village in the Swedish province of Skåne. Raša has to earn the biggest part of the housekeeping allowance because her father has a number of health problems that keep him from working. While her job is utterly routine, the young woman has developed some kind of friendship with her fellow workers. Actually she is not unhappy, but when the owner of the factory announces that layoffs are necessary in this shrinking economy, Raša's livelihood is endangered. With no high school diploma and no job she is forced to re-evaluate her life and make some tough decisions about her future.

GABRIELA PICHLER, born 1980 in Huddinge, Sweden. Scratches was her degree project at the School of Film Directing in Gothenburg. It was awarded the Swedish national film award “Guldbaggen”, as was her first feature film, EAT SLEEP DIE: it premiered at the Venice Film Festival 2012, where it won an audience prize, and won the main “Guldbagges” (best film, director and screenplay) in 2013. // Films (selected): MAN MÅSTE VA FRISK FÖR ATT ORKA HA ONT (2005, doc short), UNDERGROUND PARTY (2007, short), SKRAPSÅR (Scratches, 2008, short), ÄTA SOVA DÖ (Eat Sleep Die, 2012)

Wettbewerb / Competition 2013

Gabriela Pichler

Sweden 2012
DCP / color
103 minutes

Johan Lundborg
Gabriela Pichler, Johan Lundborg
Martin Hennel
Andreas Svensson, Jonas Isaksson
Nermina Lukač, Milan Dragišić, Jonathan Lampinen, Peter Fält, Ružica Pichler


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