Colporteurs - 2009

Jun 27, 2010

The winter of 2007 was the winter when colporteurs crowded the metrostations and bus stops of Stockholm. A media war resulted in four different free morning papers and a new breed of workforce who tried to distribute them to Stockholm commuters. They were called colporteurs - and they were both loved and hated. This film follows four colporteurs during this specific period of time. From what in the publics eye seemed to be a "real shitty job" was for the colporteurs something else. It was a way to meet people, and to get seen. Now they are all gone from the streets. Missed by few. This film is a warm portrait of these people who greeted Stockholm commuters in sun, rain and snow with a "Good morning" and a free paper.

Håkan Julander (Fabula Produktion)


Åse Fougner (Fougner Film)

Director of Photography

Otto Degerman


Tobias Hylander


Åse Fougner (Fougner Film)


Country of origin: Sweden
Categories: Documentary
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