Like It Never Was Before


1h 48m 1995

Brief Synopsis

A black comedy about a hotel handyman and magician, Petrus, who precipitates the breakup of the argumentative Runenberg family--vacationing hotel guests at his worksite--when the father, Rune Runenberg, falls head-over-heels in love with him.

Film Details

Also Known As
Le Pensionnat Oskar, Pensionat Oskar, Pensionnat Oskar, Le
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Danish Broadcasting Corporation; Nordic Film & TV Fond; SF Studios; Sveriges Television (Svt); Sveriges Television (Svt); Swedish Film Institute; Trust Film Sales
Distribution Company
SF Studios

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

A black comedy about a hotel handyman and magician, Petrus, who precipitates the breakup of the argumentative Runenberg family--vacationing hotel guests at his worksite--when the father, Rune Runenberg, falls head-over-heels in love with him.

Film Details

Also Known As
Le Pensionnat Oskar, Pensionat Oskar, Pensionnat Oskar, Le
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Danish Broadcasting Corporation; Nordic Film & TV Fond; SF Studios; Sveriges Television (Svt); Sveriges Television (Svt); Swedish Film Institute; Trust Film Sales
Distribution Company
SF Studios

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the FIPRESCI (Federation Internationale de la Presse Cinematographique) award at the 1995 Montreal World Film Festival.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1995

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States June 1997

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 24 - September 4, 1995.

Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 5-15, 1997.

Feature screenwriting debut for popular gay Swedish writer and stand-up comic Jonas Gardell.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1995

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 24 - September 4, 1995.)

Released in United States June 1997 (Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 5-15, 1997.)