Johan to score Norway's 'King of Devil's Island'
AUGUST, 2010. Johan is currently working on the upcoming Norwegian drama King of Devil's Island (Kongen av Bastøy), directed by Marius Holst (Cross My Heart and Hope to Die, Dragonfly) and starring Stellan Skarsgård, Benjamin Helstad and Kristoffer Joner. The film is a period piece, taking place at a boys home in the early 20th century, and the story tells the story about a new inmate who leads an uprising against the brutal regime.
Johan finishes work on 'Limbo'
JULY, 2010. Limbo, a Norwegian feature film starring Bryan Brown, Lena Endre and Line Verndal, is currently being prepared for its September 10 release and Johan has just put the finishing touches on the score. The film is directed by Maria Sødahl.
'Earth Made of Glass' docu opens at Tribeca
APRIL, 2010. Earth Made of Glass is a documentary that takes place in the wake of the Rwandan genocide. The film just had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. It is directed by Deborah Scranton and features a sensitive score by Johan.
'Let the Right One In' 2nd best score of the decade
JANUARY, 2010. Johan Söderqvist's score for Let the Right One In was singled out as one of the ten best scores of the first decade of the new millennium by UK film magazine Empire. In fact, the score was the second best according to the glossy publication, second only to the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire.
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