The award-winning debut feature from Ester Martin Bergsmark, Something Must Break looks at the lives of teenagers who challenge the stereotypical roles of gender and sexuality in relationships.
Something Must Break [Nånting måste gå sönder] stars newcomer Saga Becker as the androgynous Sebastian whose world turns upside down when she meets the handsome Andreas, played by Iggy Malmborg (Unga Sophie Bell). Starting out as something passionate and exciting, as the relationships evolves it becomes clear that road to happiness is never smooth.
Something Must Break won the Tiger Award at Rotterdam International Film Festival 2014. It also opened at Gothenburg Film Festival 2014 and was nominated for a Dragon Award for Best Nordic Picture. Bergsmark’s other works include innovative documentary She Male Snails (2012), which won the Audience Award, and the Prize for Best Cinematography and Honorary Mention for Best Nordic Film at the Gothenburg Film Festival. It was also nominated for Best Documentary at the Guldbagge Awards (official and annual Swedish film awards Ceremony), which Bergsmark had won for Maggie In Wonderland (2008).
Something Must Break will be released on 11th May 2015 on DVD by Network Distributing at the RRP of £12.99. It will also be available on iTunes and BFI Player, and will be available from Curzon Home Cinema exclusively from 27th April 2015.
No special features have been listed for the DVD release.