Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg

Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (Swedish: God afton, Herr Wallenberg – En Passionshistoria från verkligheten) is a 1990 film about Swedish World War II diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who was instrumental in saving the lives of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust. He is played by Stellan Skarsgård.

Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg
Directed byKjell Grede
Written byKjell Grede
Produced byKatinka Faragó
StarringStellan Skarsgård
CinematographyEsa Vuorinen
Release date
  • 5 October 1990 (1990-10-05)
Running time
118 minutes

The film won four awards at the 26th Guldbagge Awards: Best Film (Katinka Faragó), Best Direction (Kjell Grede), Best Screenplay (Kjell Grede), and Best Cinematography (Esa Vuorinen).[1] It was also entered into the 41st Berlin International Film Festival.[2] The film was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 63rd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "God afton, herr Wallenberg (1990)". Swedish Film Institute. 16 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1991 Programme". Retrieved 2011-03-25.
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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