2008 Guldbagge Award Winners

2008 års Vinnarjury – Katinka Faragó, Maaret Koskinen, Nils Petter Sundgren, Vinca Wiedemann, Jonas Åkerlund, Josef Fares, Pia Johansson samt Guldbaggejuryns ordförande Eva Swartz (utan rösträtt) – har vid ett möte fredagen den 9 januari 2009 beslutat om

Best Picture

Everlasting Moments/Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick
Producer: Thomas Stenderup

Best Director

Tomas Alfredson
for Let the Right One In/Låt den rätte komma in

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Maria Heiskanen
for her role as Maria Larsson in Everlasting Moments/Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Mikael Persbrandt
for his role as  Sigfrid Larsson in Everlasting Moments/Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Maria Lundqvist
for her role as Ann in Heaven’s Heart/Himlens hjärta

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Jesper Christensen
for his role as Sebastian Pedersen in Everlasting Moments/Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick

Best Screenplay

John Ajvide Lindqvist
for his script for Let the Right One In/Låt den rätte komma in

Best Cinematography

Including the George Eastman Award of 50.000 Swedish kronor.
Hoyte van Hoytema
for his cinematography in Let the Right One In/Låt den rätte komma in

Best Foreign Language Film

Lust, Caution
Director: Ang Lee

Best Short Film

Lies/Lögner
Director: Jonas Odell

Best Documentary Film

Maggie in Wonderland/Maggie vaknar på balkongen
Directors: Mark Hammarberg, Ester Martin Bergsmark, Beatrice Maggie Andersson


At a meeting held on December 15th 2008, a special jury of 6 members decided to give three Guldbagge Awards for Best Achievement among film professions not already recognized with a Guldbagge.

Best Achievement

Composer Matti Bye
The jury’s motivation:
For congenial contribution to historical accuracy in the film
Everlasting Moments/Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick

Production designer Eva Norén
The jury’s motivation:
With artistic width from the alleys of LasseMaja to the room of horror in Let the Right One In/Låt den rätte komma in

Per Sundström and his sound crew Jonas Jansson and Patrik Strömdahl
The jury’s motivation:
For nightmarishly great sound in the film
Let the Right One In/Låt den rätte komma in


The Board of the Swedish Film Institute has also made the following awards:

Lifetime Achievement Award

Actress Harriet Andersson

The Gullspira Award 2008

(for extraordinary contributions in films for children)
Georg Riedel
For numerous tunes deepening film experiences, with a special place in the soul of Sweden.

The Audience Award

Arn - Riket vid vägens slut
Director: Peter Flinth

Published 12/01/2009   Changed 12/01/2009