Always Amber

A film by Lia Hietala and Hannah Reinikainen

Amber is a 17-year-old teen. Together with best friend Sebastian, the two queer youngsters share a world far away from the judging eyes of society. When they are together, anything feels possible. We get to hang out with Amber and Sebastian during this identity building period, when they share everything from dreams and parties to new friendships. But when Amber falls in love with Charlie, something starts to challenge their utopian world. Trust issues begin to emerge, and in the midst of it all Amber has to face going through their transition alone. In Always Amber, we get a unique insight into a new generation.

Production facts:

directed by Lia Hietala and Hannah Reinikainen
camera Lia Hietala, Amber Mastracci, Luciano Mastracci & Alma Mastracci
editing Hannah Reinikainen, Lia Hietala, Anton Hemgren & Charlotte Landelius 
music Shitkid 
graphic design Bastion – Agency Studio Lab 
sound design Fredrik Strålne
grading Kim Ekberg
assistant director Neil Wigardt
produced by Story
with support from UnCut, Film Capital Stockholm / Beata Mannheimer, Film Stockholm / Filmbasen / Anne-Marie Söhrman Fermelin, The Swedish Film Institute / Juan Pablo Libossart 
in co-production with Sveriges Television / Matti Kentrschynskyj
producers Göran Hugo Olsson & Melissa Lindgren 

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