The Twin



Directed by Gustav Danielsson
Sweden | 29 minutes | 2011 | Swedish

Gustav is a hard working architect and a passionate free-diver. He practices holding his breath all the time; in his car, at work and even while sleeping. This results in a hissing noise which keeps his girlfriend awake. When he consults a doctor, he discovers something strange in Gustav’s throat. The next day it decides to come out…


Director: Gustav Danielsson
Screenwriter: Gustav Danielsson
Cinematography: Jesper Klevenås
Editor: Gustav Danielsson, Stefan Sundlöf
Producer: Gustav Danielsson

  • Gustav Danielsson
    Gustav Danielsson

Festivals & Awards
Busan International Film Festival – Busan Cinephile Award
Stockholm Film Festival – 1km Film Award


Gustav Danielsson

Gustav Danielsson was born 1975 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. Studied Architecture at Chalmers and directing at IHTV. Gustav work primarily as a cinematographer, whose work includes Roy Anderssonʼs most recent, award winning feature film You, the living. The film premiered in the Certain Regard section in Cannes 2007. In 2008 Gustav made the short documentary PORTRAIT OF A RELUCTANT GENTLEMANwhich received a lot of attention for its experimental and visual style. The Twin is his short feature film debut.

2012 Animals I Killed Last Summer, short
2011 The Twin, short
2008 Portrait of a Reluctant Gentleman Writer, short