JIMMY OLSSON (Hässleholm, SWEDEN, 1980) started to work with film in 2002 and have worked in almost every position there is behind the camera. He went to film school for two years in 2004 in Stockholm. He usually writes comedy or pretty dark drama, with a little bit of comedy in it. He is comfortable with either or and he is strong making both genres. He is inspired by well written dialogue and strong realistic performances from actors. Jimmy likes to study and listen to people around him, capture the reality and give it a funny twist.He gets really inspired by filmmakers like Bergman, Tarkovskij, Andersson, Haneke, Fassbinder, Dardenne brothers and many many more. He really likes to work close with people, getting to know them and he really likes to write dialogue. He prefers stories that focus on the human being, her inner self and her relations. "2nd class" (original title: "2.A Klass") is his ninth short film as a director.
March 7, 2020 - 2:15pm
Q and A with Filmmaker following the film session:
Charlotte has got a new job as a second grade teacher. One night she is attacked by a nazi and is severely injured. When she comes back to her students she discovers that one of her students is the son of that nazi.