The Dogwalker

A humorous and moving portrait of a man whose main job is to care for a dog. Retired actor Lars-Gunnar Persson spends his days with his neighbour’s dog, sharing memories of failed relationships and questioning what life might have been.

Short documentary, 14’

Key Cast: Lars-Gunnar Persson

Director: Caroline Ingvarsson

Producer: Caroline Drab

Cinematographer: Benjamin Zadig

Editor: Dan Persson

Sound: Johan Hansson

Composer: Alice Boman

Production company: Smartfilm


Winner Audience Award Best Short Uppsala International Short Film Festival

Winner Jury’s 2nd Prize for Best Documentary at Palm Springs Short Fest

Selected For Cineuropa Shorts: Top European Shorts Of 2014

Nominated Golden Hugo Award


Palm Springs International Short Fest

DOK Leipzig

Uppsala International Short Film Festival

Camden International Film Festival

Göteborg Film Festival

Bergman Week Film Festival

Zagreb Dox

Chicago International Film Festival

St Kilda Film Festival

DC Shorts Film Festival

Moscow Center for Documentary

Scandinavian Film Festival L.A.

Kasseler Dokfest!

Kreivės / Vilniaus LGBT+ festivalis

Tempo Dokumentärfestival

Pixel Skånes Filmfestival

Filmbar #12 Malmö

Nordic Delight Festival

Stockholm Pride

Pride of the Ocean LGBT Film Festival

Other exhibitions:

Moderna Museet Malmö / Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Malmö, Sweden

Blå Båten Cultural Screen