The Sugar Experiment

Directors : John Tornblad

Overview & Credits


At an institution for disabled persons, year 1948, Johanna and Vilgot, two inpatients, meet and fall in love. Their everyday life is turned upside down when they become a part of a new, secret experiment, without them knowing. The goal of the experiment is to save the Swedish dental health care.

Director Biography

Born in Hjo, the western part of Sweden started telling stories as a kid by shooting short film. Went to film in Denmark and film university in Sweden. Alway been interested in history. Combined film and history by starting the production company Affekt Film that focuses on historical films. Completed 3 features wich screened in cinemas, Swedish television and netflix. and around 20 short films. Currently working on the 4 historical feature


Helena Johansson - Writer
John Tornblad - Writer / Producer
Johan Fågelström - Writer / Producer

Key Cast

Amanda Malmberg - "Johanna"
Isak Bruno - "Vilgot"
Per Ragnar - "Anton Göhreder"
Sandra Redlaff - "Lovisa Lager"
Elisabeth Ehde Tornbkörnsdotter - "Therese"
Henrik Norman - "Helge"
Tony Lundgren - "Björn Isaksson"