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A film by Bahar Pars

Genre(s): Comedy

• Theme(s): Multiculturalism

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  • Bahar Pars


    Bahar Pars (b. 1979) is a multifacetted actor and director. She has pended between big roles in TV and film and main parts at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm, as well as directing, both for stage and films. She got internationally known for her role as Parvaneh in the Academy Award nominated A man called Ove. Bahars first film as a director, Ghetto Swedish, won several prizes at Stockmotion Film Festival 2016, and competed in 1km film at Stockholm Filmfestival 2016.

    2016: Ghetto Swedish
    2017: The Turk Shop

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2017: Göteborg International Film Festival (Sweden)
  • 2017: Uppsala International Short Film Festival
  • 2017: Stockholm Film Festival
  • 2018: Sundance Film Festival | Official Selection


In a creative office in Stockholm, Cecilia tells an anecdote during a break and uses a racial slur. Asal, the new girl, questions her use of words, and Cecilia is very offended. The Turk Shop is a comedy about structural racism at work.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 7'
  • Country(ies) of production: Sweden
  • Original Language(s): Swedish
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Marall Nasiri, Sanna Sundqvist, Fanni Metelius, Eric Stern, Jonas Malmsjö, Jens Ohlin
  • Screenplay: Bahar Pars
  • Cinematographer: Shazi Özdemir
  • Sound: Claes Lundberg
  • Editor: Utkan Can Büyükada
  • Producer: Siri Hjorton Wagner

Company Credits

  • Produced by: [sic] film
  • Coproduced by: Sveriges Television AB