Veranda For En Tenor


1h 35m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Thomas meets his old friend Hoffman in a bar; the two men haven't met for over 35 years. It is apparent that Hoffman is dying of cancer. Hoffman reminds Thomas of a film project they had planned years ago, and suggests they make the film now. They get the funding and begin the film. It tells the aut

Film Details

Also Known As
Veranda for a Tenor, Waiting for a Tenor
Release Date
1998
Production Company
SF Studios; SF Studios; Swedish Film Institute

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Thomas meets his old friend Hoffman in a bar; the two men haven't met for over 35 years. It is apparent that Hoffman is dying of cancer. Hoffman reminds Thomas of a film project they had planned years ago, and suggests they make the film now. They get the funding and begin the film. It tells the autobiographical story of the time when the men were young, and their relationship with Thomas's father. Hoffman plays the role of the father in the film. The process of filmmaking forces the men to confront their past and think through the experiences that shaped their lives.

Film Details

Also Known As
Veranda for a Tenor, Waiting for a Tenor
Release Date
1998
Production Company
SF Studios; SF Studios; Swedish Film Institute

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1998 Guldbagge Award for Best Actor (Henriksson).

Released in United States 1998

Feature directorial debut by Lisa Ohlin.

Released in United States 1998