The story of Sweden’s most beloved artists and his dramatic, turbulent and all too short life.

Ted Gärdestad astonishing rise to fame is like no other in the history of Swedish pop music. In the beginning of 1970 ‘Tedmania’ swept through Sweden and the entire country marvelled over his joy, energy, talent and his breathtakingly beautiful songs. Ted Gärdestad became Sweden’s first teenage heartthrob seemingly over night. The film tells the story of one of the greatest composers of our time, his strong bond to his brother Kenneth, and his love for music and life. Ted’s life story touched an entire nation. His music has defined Swedish pop music and the lyrics, written by his brother Kenneth, are filled with life, love, pain and hope.


Release Norway: 17.08.2018
Screenplay: Hannes Holm
Director: Hannes Holm
Production: StellaNova Film
Producers: Lena Rehnberg & Cecilia Forsberg-Becker
Executive Producers: Rasmus Krogh, Tomas Eskilsson, Åsa Sjöberg, Josefin Tengblad, Martin Ingeström, Bo Thörnwall, Synnøve Hørsdal and Åshild Ramborg
Cast: Adam Pålsson, Peter Viitanen, Maria Kulle, Johan Hedenberg, Happy Jankell,
Lotta Ramel, Hanna Alström, Jonas Karlsson and Kristoffer Veierstad

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