Nelly och Nadine
Magnus Gertten
Documentary : 93' / Lesbian, Elder, Romance, Herstory, Relationship

Nelly & Nadine is the unlikely love story between two women falling in love on Christmas Eve, 1944, in the Ravensbrück concentration camp. Despite being separated in the last months of the war, Nelly and Nadine manage to later reunite and spend the rest of their life together. For many years their love story was kept a secret, even to some of their closest family. Now Nelly’s grandchild, Sylvie, has decided to open Nelly and Nadine’s unseen personal archives and uncover their remarkable story.


December 04 | 19h00 | Teatro Rivoli - Pequeno Auditório Buy Tickets
Porto Official Competition

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Year: 2022

Country: Sweden, Belgium, Norway

Language: french, english, spanish, swedish

Subtitles: english

With: Nelly Mousset-Vos, Nadine Hwang, Joan Schenkar, José Rafael Lovera, Irene Krausz-Fainman, Elsie Ragusin Azzinaro, Sylvie Bianchi

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Magnus Gertten


Magnus Gertten is an award-winning director and producer from Malmö, Sweden. Since 1998, he has directed more than 15 documentaries for SVT and international TV channels. His films have been screened by broadcasters and at film festivals in more than 60 countries. He has a background as TV and radio journalist, including several years as a music journalist. Since 2017 he’s an honorary doctor at the Malmö university.


2022 – Nelly & Nadine (Documentary)
2020 – Only the Devil Lives Without Hope (Documentary)

2016 – Becoming Zlatan (Documentary)

2015 – Every Face Has a Name (Documentary)

2014 – Tusen Bitar (Documentary)

2011 – Harbour of Love (Documentary)

2008 – Long Distance Love (Documentary)

2005 – Rolling Like a Stone (Documentary)

2004 – Get Busy (Documentary)  

2002 – True Blue 2 (Documentary)

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