Category: Film music

  • Earth: Muted

    Earth: Muted is a film by Mikael Kristersson, Åsa Ekman & Oscar Hedin Hetteberg, which describes the lives of three peasant families in the Chinese Hanyuan Valley and how the problems with the damaged ecosystem affect their lives. The music is composed by Magnus Jarlbo. Earth: Muted premieres on September 24.

  • Letters to a serial killer

    Letters to a serial killer (Brev till en seriemördare) One of the highest attended Swedish films of 2017 has been Manal Masris’ documentary Letter to a serial killer. The film has been praised by both audiences and reviewers and in 2018 it was nominated for a Guldbagge (Sweden’s equivalent to the Oscars) in the best documentary class. “Magnus […]

  • De ensamma

    De Ensamma (2017) is a film by Osmond Karim, with music by Magnus Jarlbo, about the large group of children adopted in the 1970s from countries such as South Korea, Ethiopia, Colombia and India who are now adults and who describe what it is like to be adopted. Sweden, which in many ways was regarded […]

  • The Legacy

    On New Year’s Day in 2014, the first season of the Danish TV series The Legacy (Arvingerne) premiered at DR1. Magnus Jarlbo, together with Sebastian Öberg (former member of “Fleshquartet”) wrote the music. The Legacy was a huge success, and the Danish critics competed with each other in praising the series. Regarding the Swedish premiere […]

  • Walk with me

    On April 7, 2016, Lisa Ohlin’s feature film Walk with me had its Danish premiere. It received a warm critical response. The film is about the encounter between a wounded Danish UN soldier and a dancer from the Royal Danish Ballet. It is based, in part, on real events. The film has been sold to […]

  • Cirkus Imago-One in a million

    The TV series Cirkus Imago, with Morgan Alling, Anna Lagerkvist, Harald Leander and Dag Andersson in the supporting roles, has pleased Swedish television viewers for two seasons. The first season had its premiere in 2009 on Svt, Barnkanalen. The second season appeared two years later. In 2015, One in a Million, a feature film based […]

  • Transphobia

    Nur Tutal and Iván Blancos Documentary Transphobia is the story of Rashan, a transsexual Kurd who lives as a woman in a Muslim country, Turkey, where this is considered the worst sin. She is also herself a Muslim. Magnus Jarlbo wrote the music for the film. Transphobia was nominated for the Tempo Documentary Award in […]

  • Raskortet

    Raskortet, a Swedish documentary from 2014 by Osmond Karim and Malin Holmberg-Karim, is about what it is like to be black in Sweden. The music is written by Magnus Jarlbo. “Thank you, thanks, thanks for making this movie !! The race card hits me right in the heart. “Jason Diakite’s, alias Timbuktu, commentary on the […]

  • The Hidden Child

    The Hidden Child (Tyskungen), is a Swedish thriller, with music by, amongst others, Magnus Jarlbo. The film was directed by Per Hanefjord. The film had an international premiere on September 25, 2013 at the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival and has attracted a large audience both in Sweden and abroad.

  • Ballroom Dancer

    Ballroom Dancer Magnus Jarlbo wrote the music to Ballroom Dancer, a documentary by Christian Bonke and Andreas Koefoed, about the dancer Slavik Kryklyvyy and his struggle to reclaim the World Championship title in Latin Dance. The film was chosen to open the documentary film festival CPH: DOX in Copenhagen 2011. It was voted Best Nordic Documentary […]