2012 Stockholm International Film Festival

The 23rd Stockholm International Film Festival took place between 7 and 18 November 2012. American actor Peter Fonda was head of the jury. The Bronze Horse for best picture was won by the Australian/German film Lore, directed by Cate Shortland.[1]

23rd Stockholm International Film Festival
Opening filmCall Girl
LocationStockholm, Sweden
AwardsBronze Horse
Festival date7 November 2012 (2012-11-07)-
18 November 2012 (2012-11-18)

Feature Film sections

In competition

The following films competed for the main prize, the Bronze Horse.[2] The director of a film in the competition may not have made more than 3 films (this one included).

English title Original title Director(s) Country
90 Minutes 90 minutter Eva Sørhaug  Norway
After Lucia Después de Lucía Michel Franco  Mexico
Augustine N/A Alice Winocour  France
Beasts of the Southern Wild N/A Benh Zeitlin  USA
Bekas N/A Karzan Kader  Sweden,  Finland,  Iraq
Beyond the Walls Hors les murs David Lambert  Belgium,  Canada,  France
Broken N/A Rufus Norris  UK
Call Girl N/A Mikael Marcimain  Sweden,  Ireland,  Norway,  Finland
The Color of the Chameleon Tsvetat na Hameleona Emil Hristov  Bulgaria
Compliance N/A Craig Zobel  USA
Killing Them Softly N/A Andrew Dominik  USA
Lore N/A Cate Shortland  Australia,  Germany,  UK
Lotus N/A Liu Shu  China
Middle of Nowhere N/A Ava DuVernay  USA
My Brother the Devil N/A Sally El Hosaini  UK
Roland Hassel Hassel - Privatspanarna Måns Månsson  Sweden
Sister L'enfant d'en haut Ursula Meier   Switzerland,  France
Tabu N/A Miguel Gomes  Portugal,  Germany,  Brazil,  France
Una Noche N/A Lucy Mulloy  USA,  Cuba,  UK
Wish You Were Here N/A Kieran Darcy-Smith  Australia

Open Zone

The films in the Open Zone section competed for the FIPRESCI Award.[3]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
A Few Hours of Spring Quelques heures de printemps Stéphane Brizé  France
Amour N/A Michael Haneke  France,  Germany,  Austria
Another Woman's Life La vie d'une autre Sylvie Testud  France
Arbitrage N/A Nicholas Jarecki  USA
Blancanieves N/A Pablo Berger  Spain
Caesar Must Die Caesar deve morire Paolo and Vittorio Taviani  Italy
Do Not Disturb N/A Yvan Attal  France
Everyday N/A Michael Winterbottom  UK
Farewell, My Queen Les adieux à la reine Benoît Jacquot  France
Flight N/A Robert Zemeckis  USA
Holy Motors N/A Leos Carax  France,  Germany
In Another Country 다른 나라에서, Dareun naraeseo Hong Sang-soo  South Korea
Just the Wind Csak a szél Benedek Fliegauf  Hungary,  Germany,  France
The Last Sentence Dom över död man Jan Troell  Sweden
Like Someone in Love N/A Abbas Kiarostami  France,  Japan
The Master N/A Paul Thomas Anderson  USA
Outrage Beyond アウトレイジ ビヨンド, Autoreiji: Biyondo Takeshi Kitano  Japan
The Parade Parada Srđan Dragojević  Serbia,  Croatia,  Macedonia,  Slovenia,  Montenegro
Pietà 피에타, Pietà Kim Ki-duk  South Korea
Post Tenebras Lux N/A Carlos Reygadas  Mexico,  France,  Germany,  Netherlands
Rust and Bone De rouille et d'os Jacques Audiard  France,  Belgium
War Witch Rebelle Kim Nguyen  Canada
The We and the I N/A Michel Gondry  USA,  France
Winter of Discontent El sheita elli fat Ibrahim El Batout  Egypt

American Independents

"Fresh Indies from the mavericks of American film".[4]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
28 Hotel Rooms N/A Matt Ross  USA
About Cherry N/A Stephen Elliott  USA
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty N/A Terence Nance  USA
California Solo N/A Marshall Lewy  USA
The Comedy N/A Rick Alverson  USA
Francine N/A Melanie Shatzky, Brian M. Cassidy  USA
Frankie Go Boom N/A Jordan Roberts  USA
Hello I Must Be Going N/A Todd Louiso  USA
Nobody Walks N/A Ry Russo-Young  USA
The Paperboy N/A Lee Daniels  USA
Ruby Sparks N/A Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris  USA
Safety Not Guaranteed N/A Colin Trevorrow  USA
The Sessions N/A Ben Lewin  USA
Simon Killer N/A Antonio Campos  France,  USA
Smashed N/A James Ponsoldt  USA
While We Were Here N/A Kat Coiro  USA

Asian Images

"A panorama from one of the most creative and interesting filmmaking areas in the world."[5]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
10+10 N/A Wang Toon, Shen Ko-shang, Kevin Chu, Ho Wi-ding, Yang Ya-che, Wu Nieh-jen, Wang Shaudi, Chen Kuo-fu, Hou Chi-jan, Hsiao Ya-chuan, Wei Te-sheng, Chen Yu-hsun, Chang Tso-chi, Leon Dai, Arvin Chen, Cheng Wen-tang, Sylvia Chang, Cheng Yu-chieh, Chung Mong-hung, Hou Hsiao-hsien  Taiwan
Ace Attorney 逆転裁判, Gyakuten Saiban Takashi Miike  Japan
The Animals N/A Gino M. Santos  Philippines
Egg and Stone Jidan he shitou Huang Ji  China
Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1 & Part 2 N/A Anurag Kashyap  India
Him, Here, After Ini Avan Asoka Handagama  Sri Lanka
Isn't Anyone Alive? 生きてるものはいないのか , Ikiteru mono wa inainoka? Gakuryū Ishii  Japan
Land of Hope 希望の国, Kibou no kuni Sion Sono  Japan
Love Me Not N/A Glitte Pik Chi Leung  Hong Kong
Miss Lovely N/A Ashim Ahiluwalia  India
Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time 범죄와의 전쟁, Bumchoiwaui Junjaeng Yoon Jong-bin  South Korea
Noor Jhoole lal Çagla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti  France,  Pakistan
Our Homeland 一かぞくのくに, Kazuko no kuni Yang Yong-hi  Japan
Peculiar Vacation and Other Illnesses Vakansi yang janggal dan penyakit lainnya Yosep Anggi Noen  Indonesia
Peddlers N/A Vasan Bala  India
Rent-a-Cat レンタネコ, Rentaneko Naoko Ogigami  Japan
The Taste of Money 돈의 맛, Donui Mat Im Sang-soo  South Korea
Vulgaria 低俗喜劇, Dai juk hei kek Pang Ho-cheung  Hong Kong
Young Dudes 騷人, Sao ren DJ Chen Yin-jung  Taiwan

Latin Visions

"The hottest features from the artistically vibrant countries in Latin America and Spain."[6]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
3 N/A Pablo Stoll  Uruguay,  Argentina,  Germany
7 Boxes 7 cajas Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schémbori  Paraguay
Father's Chair A cadeira do pai Luciano Moura  Brazil
Field of Amapolas Jardin de Amapolas Juan Carlos Melo Guevara  Colombia
Good Luck, Sweetheart Boa sorte, meu amor Daniel Aragão  Brazil
Here and There Aquí y allá Antonio Méndez Esparza  Spain,  USA,  Mexico
La Playa DC N/A Juan Andrés Arango  Colombia
She Doesn't Want to Sleep Alone No quiero dormir sola Natalia Beristáin  Mexico
Six Points About Emma Seis puntos sobre Emma Roberto Pérez-Toledo  Spain
Violeta Went to Heaven Violeta se fue a los cielos Andrés Wood  Chile
Xingu N/A Cao Hamburger  Brazil
Young & Wild Joven & Alocada Marialy Rivas  Chile

Spotlight: Power

"This year the spotlight is on Power. Twelve ravishing films explore different shapes of power in politics, art and in the personal relationship."[7]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
About Face: Supermodels Then and Now N/A Timothy Greenfield-Sanders  USA
Camp 14–Total Control Zone N/A Marc Wiese  Germany
The Central Park Five N/A Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon  USA
The Company You Keep N/A Robert Redford  USA
Knife Fight N/A Bill Guttentag  USA
Love, Marilyn N/A Liz Garbus  USA
Night of Silence Lal gece Reis Çelik  Turkey
Operation E N/A Miguel Courtois Paternina  Spain,  France
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology N/A Sophie Fiennes  UK,  Ireland
Tito on Ice N/A Max Andersson  Germany,  Sweden
Tomorrow Zavtra Andrey Gryazev  Russia
Water Mayim Nir Sa'ar, Maya Sarfaty, Mohammad Fuad, Yona Rozenkier, Mohammad Bakri, Ahmad Bargouthi, Pini Tavger, Tal Haring  Israel,  Palestine,  France

Twilight Zone

"Radical films exploring new contemporary cinematic subcultures and genres."[8]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Black's Game Svartur á leik Óskar Thór Axelsson  Iceland
The Body El cuerpo Oriol Paulo  Spain
Citadel N/A Ciarán Foy  Ireland,  Scotland
Doomsday Book 인류멸망보고서, Inryu myeongmang bogoseo Kim Jee-woon, Yim Pil-sung  South Korea
Here Comes the Devil Ahi va el Diablo Adrián García Bogliano  Mexico
Ill Manors N/A Ben Drew  UK
Kiss of the Damned N/A Xan Cassavetes  USA
L N/A Babis Makridis  Greece
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh N/A Rodrigo Gudiño  Canada
The Legend of Kaspar Hauser La leggenda di Kaspar Hauser David Manuli  Italy
Painless Insensible Juan Carlos Medina  France,  Spain,  Portugal
Sinister N/A Scott Derrickson  USA
Tai Chi 0 N/A Stephen Fung  Hong Kong
Wrong N/A Quentin Dupieux  France


"A selection of illuminating and experimental documentaries that centers on the contemporary, controversial and personal."[9]

English title Original title Director(s) Country
Anton Corbijn Inside Out N/A Klaartje Quirijns  UK,  Netherlands
As the Strawberries Would Taste Som jordgubbarna smakade Anders Hellström  Sweden
Beware of Mr. Baker N/A Jay Bulger  USA
Bob Wilson's Life & Death of Marina Abramović N/A Giada Colagrande  Spain
Canned Dreams Säilöttyjä unelmia Katja Gauriloff  Finland
China Heavyweight Qian chui bai lian Yung Chang  Canada,  China,  Finland,  Japan,  UK
Despite the Gods N/A Penny Vozniak  Australia
High Tech, Low Life N/A Stephen Maing  USA,  China
It was Better Tomorrow Yaa man aach Hinde Boujemaa  Tunisia
The Labèque Way N/A Félix Cábez  Spain
Moon Rider N/A Daniel Dencik  Denmark,  Sweden
Planet Ocean Planète Océan Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Michaël Pitiot  France
The Queen of Versailles N/A Lauren Greenfield  USA
The Secret Disco Revolution N/A Jamie Kastner  Canada
Shut Up and Play the Hits N/A Dylan Southern, Will Lovelace  UK
Step Up to the Plate Entre les Bras Paul Lacoste  France
Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview N/A Paul Sen  USA
Stolen Seas N/A Thymaya Payne  Estonia,  Philippines,  Denmark,  USA,  Somalia,  Canada
Stories We Tell N/A Sarah Polley  Canada
Tropicália N/A Marcelo Machado  Brazil
Vito N/A Jeffrey Schwarz  USA
The World Before Her N/A Nisha Pahuja  Canada


  • Dragan Jurak, Croatian film critic
  • Margarita Chapatte, Spanish broadcaster
  • Florian Vollmers, German film critic


In Competition[11]
Independent Awards[11]
Lifetime Awards[11]


  1. Rossing Jensen, Jorn (2012-11-19). "Cate Shortland's Lore wins four Stockholm stallions". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  2. "Films in the Competition". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  3. "Open Zone". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  4. "American Independents". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  5. "Asian Images". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  6. "Latin Visions". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  7. "Spotlight". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  8. "Twilight Zone". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  9. "Documania". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  10. Asp, Jon (2012-10-29). "Peter Fonda to head Stockholm fest jury". Variety. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
  11. "All winners from the 23rd Stockholms International Film Festival". Stockholm International Film Festival. Retrieved 2012-12-04.
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