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Boy from Heaven

Tarik Saleh, Sweden, 2022

Feature

Adam, the son of a fisherman, is offered the ultimate privilege to study at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the epicenter of power of Sunni Islam. Shortly after his arrival in Cairo the university’s highest ranking religious leader, the Grand Imam, suddenly dies and Adam soon becomes a pawn in a ruthless power struggle between Eqypt’s religious and political elite.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Boy from Heaven
Danish title Boy from Heaven
Director Tarik Saleh
Producer Kristina Åberg, Fredrik Zander
Director of Photography Pierre Aïm
Editor Theis Schmidt
Composer Krister Linder
Production designer Roger Rosenberg
Production country Sweden, Denmark
Production company Atmo Rights AB
International sales
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Companies

Production company Atmo Rights AB
Co-production Memento Films Production, Bufo, Film i Väst, Sveriges Television, Mikael Ahlström Films, Haymaker, ARTE France, Post Control, Final Cut for Real ApS
With support from Svenska Filminstitutet, Eurimages, Région Ile-de-France, Aide Aux Cinemas Du Monde, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée, Finnish Film Foundation, Business Finland, Det Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Tarik Saleh

Production

Producer Kristina Åberg
Producer Fredrik Zander
Co-producer Alexandre Mallet-Guy
Co-producer Mischa Jaari
Co-producer Mark Lwoff
Co-producer Monica Hellström
Co-producer Signe Byrge Sørensen
Co-producer Peter Possne
Post-production supervisor Jakob Schaumburg
Post-producton coordinator Martin Schmidt
Post-producton coordinator Anders V. Christensen
Production manager Esther Nissen
Production manager Maria Kristensen

Cinematography

Cinematographer Pierre Aïm

Editing

Editor Theis Schmidt
Assistant editor Mia Nan Guldborg
Assistant editor Peter Bjerggaard

Music

Composer Krister Linder

Production design

Production designer Roger Rosenberg

Wardrobe

Costume designer Denise Östholm

Makeup

Hair and makeup artist Pia Cornelius

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Peter Hjorth
VFX producer Mikael Windelin

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