TFL Films & Series

The Garbage Helicopter

Three young adults on a journey. Mission: to return an old wall clock to their grandmother. A story about a small mission that becomes a great journey.

FeatureLab 2012
Main info

Title: The Garbage Helicopter
Year: 2015
Directed by: Jonas Selberg Augustsén
Premiere & awards: BFI London Film Festival 2015, Laugh
Produced by: Bob Film - Sweden
In co-production with: Filmpool Nord - Sweden, Doha Film Institute - Qatar
Countries: Sweden, Qatar


A gigantic dumpster breaks loose from a helicopter with a terrible crash. Meanwhile, an old Roma woman wakes up with a tremendous longing for her old wall clock. She calls a grandchild who promises to bring it to her. A journey along Sweden’s long, winding highways begins and it proves to be very rich in content despite the rather trivial purpose.

TFL Project:

Title: The Garbage Helicopter

TFL Awards: TFL Audience Award (€ 30,000)

Discover more details here:
TFL Catalogue 2012

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