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Meanwhile on Earth (2020)

Original title (in Swedish): Samtidigt pa jorden

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Documentary Duration 72:00

When we die, there are still some practicalities that need to be taken care of before our time among the living is finally over. In Meanwhile on Earth we enter the world around our end station, an industry of death. It is a place where the existential meets the mundane, the sacred meets the profane. Constructed as a collage of scenes and situations – each a tableau – the film investigates the human relationship with death in our society, based on the people that have made death part of their everyday lives. We meet a variety of people who work ...

Director: Carl Olsson

Keywords: funeral customs | funeral service | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) De Andra (Sweden)
Film Category Documentary
Duration 72:00


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Executive Producer Frida Barkfors
Producer Caroline Drab
Co-producer Anne Köhncke | Ivo Felt
Director Carl Olsson
Screenwriter Carl Olsson
Cinematographer Mathias Døcker | Jonathan Guldberg Elsborg
Composer Sten Sheripov
Sound Designer Horret Kuus
Editor Sofie Steenberger

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