The Night Train

14 minutes / Directed by Jerry Carlsson

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.

Directed by Jerry Carlsson

Written by Jerry Carlsson

Produced by Frida Mårtensson

Director of Photography: Marcus Dineen

Editor: Anton Hemgren

Sound Designer: Manne Kjellander

Art Director: Anna Viklund

Costume Designer: Mia Andersson

Makeup Designer: Sofia Sundström

Cast: Erik Nilsson, Khalil Ben Gharbia


Valladolid International Film Festival - Seminci (Spain)

- Rainbow Spike Award

Out Film CT - Conneticut LGBTQ Film Festival

- Jury Award for Best Short Film

Nordic Panorama

- Jury Award for Best Nordic Short Film


- Jury Award for Best International Short Film

Umeå Europeiska Filmfestival

- Storspoven Film Prize


- Best Short Film Award 27+

- Award for Best Photography

- Award for Best Sound

Festival du Film LGBTQ de Paris Cheries-Cheris

- Grand Prize for Best Short Film

Merlinka Queer Film Festival (Serbia)

- Special Mention


The Night Train is produced by Verket Produktion in co-production with Sveriges Television & Filmpool Nord, in collaboration with Haut et Court, with the support of The Swedish Film Institute/film commissioner Patrik Axén and Film Stockholm/Filmbasen.

© Verket Produktion AB, SVT, Filmpool Nord 2020