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Awaiting Death

I väntan på döden


A film by Lars Vega, Isabelle Björklund

Genre(s): Black comedy

• Theme(s): Father-Son Relationship

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Awaiting Death

  • Lars Vega, Isabelle Björklund


    Lars Vega was born in 1989 and raised in Lulea, Sweden. His films are mostly drama with a touch of dark humour. Right now he finishes his third year at the Danish Film School's instructor program in Copenhagen.Isabelle was born in 1990 in Mala, Sweden. She started her film career as a producer but is now directing as well. Apart from making movies she lectures about mental health problems.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2019: Göteborg International Film Festival (Sweden)
  • 2020: Clermont Ferrand International short film festival | International CompetitionCanal+ Award
  • 2020: Aspen Shortsfest


A son arrives at the hospital to watch over his father's death bed. When the son wants a last nice moment, his father would rather find out what to do with the two opened cans of mustard.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 12'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: Stereo
  • 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: Sten Ljunggren, Mattias Fransson, Lasse Pettersson, Ann Petrén
  • Screenplay: Lars Vega
  • Editor: Lars Vega, Isabelle Björklund
  • Cinematographer: Erik Vallsten
  • Sound: Simon J Nyqvist
  • Music: Anna Levander
  • Producer: Isabelle Björklund

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Björkland Creative AB