Speak Up! It's So Dark

Speak Up! It's So Dark (Swedish: Tala! Det är så mörkt) is a 1993 Swedish drama film directed by Suzanne Osten. At the 29th Guldbagge Awards, Simon Norrthon was nominated for the Best Actor award and Niklas Rådström was nominated for Best Screenplay.[1]

Speak Up! It's So Dark
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Directed bySuzanne Osten
Produced byChrister Nilson
Written byNiklas Rådström
StarringEtienne Glaser
Simon Norrthon
CinematographyPeter Mokrosinski
Edited byMichal Leszczylowski
Distributed byFirst Run Features (United States VHS)
Release date
  • 19 February 1993 (1993-02-19)
Running time
83 minutes


An elderly Jewish man (Etienne Glaser) befriends a young neo-nazi (Simon Norrthon) on a train and invites him to his home. Through a series of discussions the two gradually come to understand each other better.



Speak Up! It's So Dark was shown at the 1993 Toronto Festival of Festivals. It was distributed on video in the United States by First Run Features.



  1. ^ "Tala! Det är så mörkt (1993)". Swedish Film Institute. 6 April 2014.

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