Fiction / Suède-Finlande / 2010 / 1h23 / 35 mm / couleur / VOSTF
Sebbe, aged 15, lives with his mother in a small apartment. At school he is bullied by his classmates and at home, he barely sees his mother who works night shifts. Their relationship is complicated, alternating between tenderness and conflict. He enjoys being alone and collects assorted plastic and metal which he assembles to create extraordinary objects.
Production : Rebecka Lafrenz
Screenplay : Babak Najafi
Director of photography : Simon Pramsten
Editing : Andreas Nilsson
Sound : Niclas Merits, Robert Leib
Cast : Sebastian Hiort af Ornäs, Eva Melander
Born in 1975 in Karami (Iran), Babak Najafi studied at the School of Cinema, Radio, Television and Theatre in Stockholm from 1998 until 2002. He has since directed several short documentary and fiction films. Sebbe is his first feature-length fiction film and received the Best First Feature Award at the 2010 Berlinale.