“Tussilago” by Jonas Odell

West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested on March 31, 1977. He was leading a group planning to kidnap politician Anna-Greta Leijon. A number of suspects were arrested in the days following. One of them was Kröcher’s ex-girlfriend, “A”. This is her story. Tussilago is a short film based on documentary interviews, starring Malin Buska and Camaron Silverek.

CREDITS
Directed by Jonas Odell
Produced by Linda Hambäck & Niklas Adolfsson
Interviews: Richard Dinter
Director of Photography: Per Helin
Music: Martin Landquist
Sound design: Fredrik Jonsäter
Production manager: Malin Marmgren
Hair and make up: Rebecka Rissanen
Animation: Per Helin, Marcus Krupa, Johan Sonestedt, Martin Nyberg, Susanne Sturesson, Mikael Lindbom, Jakob Bastviken, Lindor Tidäng, Kaspar Christophersen
Produced by Filmtecknarna F. Animation AB in coproduction with Film i Väst and Sveriges Television AB, with support from the Swedish Film Institute, Andra Lasmanis and Nordic Film and TV fund, 2010.


  • GW

    Having a mental illness for over 20 years without receiving medication must have been rough.