by Jonas Selberg Augustsén

A woman finds out that her 7-year-old son has stolen from her. She tries to get him to understand that it was wrong, but she has difficulties conversating at the boy’s level. While telling a bedtime story she gets the chance to improvise her message. Based on a novel by Anton Chekhov.


Writer & director: Jonas Selberg Augustsén
Based on a novel by: Anton Chekhov
Producers: Andreas Emanuelsson & Tony Österholm
DoP: Anders Bohman fsf
Production design: Emma Skoog
Costume design: Viktoria Mattila
Make up design: Daniela Krestelica
Editor: Nils Moström
Sound design: Tony Österholm


Jennie Silverhjelm
Sigge Billinger
Zardasht Rad

Produced by

Iris Film AB in co-production with Filmpool Nord AB and with support from The Swedish Film Institute, film commissioner Ami Ekström.

Production note

Original title: Sonata
English title: Sonata
Festival release: Tromsø International Film Festival, January 19th 2021
National release: TBA

Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 min
Language: Swedish