Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021


Year: 2014
Country: SWEDEN
Run Time: 97 minutes


A warm-hearted Swedish comedy that will keep you toasty through the winter, HELLOHELLO continues to win audience awards at film festivals. Disa is 40ish, a bit dumpy, and way too accommodating. Her husband has left her for a twiggy new model, and she’s bossed around by her mother and the chief matron at the hospital where she works. While her ex is looking sporty and put-together, Disa remains stuck in her rut. An old crone in the hospital tests her patience beyond its limits, and she tries martial arts to get out some aggression. But one day when she’s handing the kids over to her ex in the library, a roguish charmer named Kent catches her eye. Kent has seven kids by a bunch of women and a most relaxed outlook on life. His message for Disa: take care of yourself, and the rest will follow. Actress Maria Sid is priceless in the lead role. (In Swedish with subtitles) – B.B.

CIFF39 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 6:15 PM -
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:50 PM

Friday, March 27, 2015 at 1:50 PM -
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 3:25 PM

Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:20 AM -
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM

World Tour

ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Maria Blom

Maria Blom is a Stockholm-born director, playwright, and screenwriter who prefers to film in the Swedish province of Dalarna, where she lives.

"Dalecarlians" (2004), "Nina Frisk" (2007), "Fishy" (2008), HELLOHELLO (2014)

Lars Jönsson

Maria Blom

Ari Willey

Kristin Grundström

Principal Cast
Maria Sid, Johan Holmberg, Tina Råborg, Carl Jacobson, Isabelle von Saenger

Film Contact

Community Partners

Nobel Monitor Lodge 130— VASA Club

Swedish American Chamber of Commerce - Ohio

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