Photo: Pelle T. Nilsson / SPAAt a press conference in Filmhuset in Stockholm today, the nominations for the Guldbagge Awards for the film year 2022 were presented. Triangle of Sadness was presented with nine nominations, followed by Boy from Heaven with seven nominations. Burn All My LettersComedy Queen and I Am Zlatan received six nominations each.The Guldbagge Awards Gala is arranged by the Swedish Film Institute in collaboration with SVT and takes place at Cirkus in Stockholm on January 23, 2023.A jury of 33 members in four groups came to the following result for the nominations for the 2023 Guldbagge Awards, Sweden’s national film awards. Special committees agreed on the nominations for the categories for Best Short Film and Best Documentary Film.BEST FILMBoy from Heaven 
Producers: Kristina Åberg and Fredrik Zander Comedy Queen 
Producers: Anna Anthony and Rebecka Lafrenz Historjá – Stitches for Sápmi 
Producers: Pelle Nilsson and Mattias Nohrborg I Am Zlatan
Producers: Fredrik Heinig, Frida Bargo and Mattias Nohrborg Triangle of Sadness 
Producers: Erik Hemmendorff and Philippe Bober BEST DIRECTORSanna Lenken 
for Comedy Queen Tarik Saleh 
for Boy from Heaven Jens Sjögren 
for I Am Zlatan Ruben Östlund 
for Triangle of Sadness BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLESigrid Johnson 
for Sasha in Comedy Queen 

Bahar Pars 
for Nilo in Maya Nilo (Laura) Vera Vitali 
for Lisa in Long Live the Bonus FamilyKatia Winter 
for Hanna in The Year I Started MasturbatingBEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLETawfeek Barhom 
for Adam in Boy from Heaven Granit Rushiti 
for Zlatan in I Am ZlatanOscar Töringe 
for Abbe in Comedy Queen Sven Wollter (posthumously)
for Malte in Day by DayBEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLEDolly de Leon 
for Abigail in Triangle of Sadness Marika Lindström 
for Karin Stolpe in Burn All My LettersLiv Mjönes 
for Ullis in R.S.V.P.Carla Sehn 
for Stella in Locals BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLEHåkan Bengtsson 
for Nils-Åke in I Am ZlatanZlatko Burić 
for Dimitry in Triangle of Sadness Fares Fares 
for Ibrahim in Boy from Heaven Sten Ljunggren 
for Sven Stolpe in Burn All My LettersBEST SCREENPLAYTarik Saleh 
for Boy from Heaven David Lagercrantz and Jakob Beckman 
for I Am ZlatanLovisa Sirén and Peter Modestij 
for Maya Nilo (Laura) Ruben Östlund 
for Triangle of Sadness BEST EDITINGTheis Schmidt  
for Boy from Heaven Åsa Mossberg and Line Schou 
for DaughtersFredrik Morheden and Crazy Pictures 
for UFO Sweden BEST CINEMATOGRAPHYSimon Pramsten 
for Comedy Queen Stellan Runge 
for Burn All My LettersJonas Alarik 
Ted Krotkiewski 
for All of Our Heartbeats Are Connected Through Exploding Stars Johan Johnson 
for Historjá – Stitches for Sápmi Fredrik Jonsäter 
for I Am ZlatanBEST ORIGINAL SCOREIrya Gmeyner and Martin Hederos 
for Comedy Queen Eirik Havnes 
for Historjá – Stitches for Sápmi Lisa Montan 
for JerryMaya’s Detective Agency – The Riddle of the ScorpionBEST VISUAL EFFECTSSimon Sandin 
for Black CrabPeter Hjorth, Peter Toggeth Karlsson and Ludwig Källén 
for Triangle of Sadness Jacob Danell and Crazy Pictures 
for UFO Sweden BEST COSTUME DESIGNDenise Östholm 
for Boy from Heaven Ingrid Sjögren 
for Burn All My LettersSofie Krunegård 
for Triangle of Sadness BEST SET DESIGNJosefin Åsberg 
for Burn All My LettersLinda Janson 
for Black CrabJosefin Åsberg 
for Triangle of Sadness BÄSTA MAKEUPEva von Bahr 
for Burn All My LettersEglė Mikalauskaitė-Gricienė 
for Hilma Stefanie Gredig 
for Triangle of Sadness Special jury groups for documentary films and short films have decided on the following nominations:BEST SHORT FILMDance My Doll
Director: Jasmijn Kooijman The Story of Bodri
Director: Stina Wirsén Little to Big 
Directors: Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin BEST DOCUMENTARY FILMDaughters
Director: Jenifer Malmqvist Historjá – Stitches for Sápmi 
Director: Thomas Jackson Nelly & Nadine 
Director: Magnus Gertten The Scars of Ali Boulala 
Director: Max Eriksson Other awards at the ceremonyThe Award of Honour (Hedersguldbagge) will be presented, as well as the Gullspira (for extraordinary contributions in films for children) and the The Guldbagge Audience Award.Awarded annually since 1964, the Guldbagge (“Golden Beetle”) is the name of the Swedish Film Institute’s award for achievements in film during the previous year. The award itself, in the form of a fantastical beetle, was designed by the artist Karl Axel Pehrson.About the nominationsIn total, 23 films were nominated – 15 features, five documentaries and three short films. 

9 nominations: Triangle of Sadness
7 nominations: Boy from Heaven
6 nominations: Burn All My Letters, Comedy Queen and I Am Zlatan
4 nominations: Historjá – Stitches for Sápmi
3 nominations: Black Crab2 nominations: Daughters, Maya Nilo (Laura) and UFO SwedenThe Guldbagge Awards ceremony will be held at Cirkus in Stockholm on January 23, 2023. Swedish Television (SVT) will be broadcasting the event live.

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