Category: News

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Beyond

    Beyond (Svinalängorna) had its premiere in December 2010. It was a clear critical and audience success. At the Venice Film Festival, it attracted a lot of attention and was awarded the critic’s public award. Beyond was directed by Pernilla August, with Noomi Rapace in one of the lead roles. Magnus created the music in collaboration with Sebastian Öberg […]

  • Long Distance Love

    Long Distance Love is a documentary by Magnus Gertten and Elin Jönsson. The film had its premiere in September, 2008. Among many other awards, it was nominated for Best Documentary at the Hamptons International Film Festival in New York in October 2009. “Exquisite, mood-laden compositions” Annika Gustafsson thought about Magnus Jarlbo’s original music, in her review […]

  • A Soap

    A Soap, directed by Pernille Fischer Christensen, won both the debut prize and a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 2006, and also received a Robert nomination for Best Film Music in 2006. Magnus Jarlbo wrote the music in collaboration with Sebastian Öberg. The actors included, amongst others, Trine Dyrholm and David Dencik.