Psychosis in Stockholm

Maria Bäck, Sweden, 2020

100 min.Feature

A mother and daughter are on their way to Stockholm to celebrate the daughter's 14th birthday. On the train, the mother starts acting weird and the daughter fears that another psychotic episode is about to take possession of her mother. Despite the symptoms, they try to continue the vacation as planned. When the mother's condition worsens, the daughter is left by herself and gets to explore Stockholm on her own for a few magical, solo days and nights. The film is a heightened drama about a fantastic and unconditional mother-daughter relationship.
Basic information Credits
Original title Psykos i Stockholm
Danish title Psykose i Stockholm
Director Maria Bäck
Screenplay Maria Bäck
Producer Anna-Maria Kantarius
Director of Photography Nadim Carlsen
Editor Julius Krebs Damsbo
Sound Anne Gry Friis Kristensen
Composer Lars Greve
Production designer Maja-Stina Åsberg
Appearance Josefin Neldén, Josefine Stofkoper, Sanaz Saidi, Maria Bäck
Production country Sweden, Denmark
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Production company
Executive Producer Garagefilm International
Co-production SVT, Nordisk Film / SPRING, Film Capital Stockholm
With support from Svenska Filminstitutet, Det Danske Filminstitut, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Eurimages, Creative Europe
In collaboration with YLE, DR


Direction Maria Bäck


Screenplay Maria Bäck
Script consultant Eskil Vogt


Producer Anna-Maria Kantarius
Executive producer Mimmi Spång
Executive producer Rebecka Lafrenz
Co-producer Lina Flint
Co-producer Andreas Hjortdal
Co-producer Anna Croneman
Co-producer Lisa Widén
Executive producer Henrik Zein
Producer's assistant Line Talbo
Producer's assistant Mathias Bruunshøj Jakobsen
Post-production supervisor Søren Green
Post-production supervisor Anders V. Christensen


Cinematographer Nadim Carlsen
Gaffer Casper Bülow Christensen
Cinematographer: 2. unit Maria von Hausswolff


Editor Julius Krebs Damsbo
Assistant editor Sebastian Anton Munk
Log Sergio C. Ayala
Trailer editor Anders Albjerg Kristiansen


Composer Lars Greve
Music mixer Lars Greve

Production design

Production designer Maja-Stina Åsberg


Costume designer Sandra Wolterdorf


Sound designer Anne Gry Friis Kristensen
Sound mixer Anne Gry Friis Kristensen
Sound mixer Morten Groth Brandt
Dialogue editor Jakob Garfield
Foley artist Julien Naudin
Foley recordist Stéphane de Rocquigny
Trailer sound design Anne Gry Friis Kristensen

Visual effects

Colourist Sandra Klass
Online Anders V. Christensen
VFX Martin Munck Schmidt
Compositing Simon Sandin
Graphic design and poster Jens Raunkjær Christensen


Moren Josefin Neldén
Datteren Josefine Stofkoper
Cora Sanaz Saidi
Datteren i fremtiden Maria Bäck
Moren i fremtiden Elisabeth Bäck

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