Archive of films Grandmother, Hitler and I / Mormor, Hitler och jag

2001, 17 min

Section: Documentary Films in Competition
Year: 2001


Carl Johan De Geer as a boy spent some happy years with his grandmother who, even after the war, remained a firm believer in Nazism. Many years after her death the adult Carl Johan begins following up certain clues. What could have drawn her to Nazism, this special woman with her funny bun, her enthusiastic love for Hitler, her heavy brown furniture and ‘true Aryan art’?

About the director

Carl Johan De Geer (b. 1938, Canada) studied at Konstfack in Stockholm. His speciality is no-budget productions, among them his latest short documentary Grandmother, Hitler and I (Mormor, Hitler och jag, 2001). Filmography: Broth (Buljon, 1995), Lie (Lögn, 1996), Teater (1998, short), Jag Minns Lena Svedberg (1999, short doc.).

About the film

Black & white, 35 mm

Section: Documentary Films in Competition
Director: Carl Johan De Geer
Screenplay: Carl Johan De Geer
Dir. of Photography: Harry Tuvanen
Music: Richard Wagner
Editor: Thomas Täng
Producer: Freddy Olsson
Production: Bokomotiv - De Geer and Olsson AB

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