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The Night Train



A film by Jerry Carlsson

Genre(s): Drama

• Theme(s): LGBTQ

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The Night Train

  • Jerry Carlsson


    Jerry Carlsson is a graduate from Valand Academy and a co-founder of Verket Produktion. He was selected for EFP:s "Future Frames: Ten Filmmakers to Follow" in 2015. His short films have screened at film festivals like Venice, Locarno, Tribeca, and Clermont-Ferrand, where his short film Shadow Animals received the Special Jury Prize and the Canal+ Award in 2018.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2020: Venice International Film Festival | Orizzonti Short Films Competition
  • 2021: Aspen Shortsfest


Oskar is on the night train, heading home after an interview in Stockholm. With a long night ahead of him, he makes eye contact with Ahmad.
For the first time he meets the gaze of someone who feels the same desire as he does.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 15'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Country(ies) of production: Sweden
  • Original Language(s): French / Swedish
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Erik Nilsson, Khalil Ben Gharbia
  • Screenplay: Jerry Carlsson
  • Cinematographer: Marcus Dineen
  • Editor: Anton Hemgren, Jerry Carlsson
  • Sound: Manne Kjellander
  • Producer: Frida Mårtensson

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Verket Produktion
  • Coproduced by: Sveriges Television, Filmpool Nord, Haut et Court