Happy End is a fairytale for adults. It’s about five people living in a world of shadows, lined by lies and falsities and only waiting for the truth to appear so that they may be able to continue their lives in another direction. Happy End is the third part of Björn Runge’s trilogy of liberation, commenced with Daybreak and Mouth to Mouth about people who are trying to liberate themselves from destructivity.
Björn Runge (director), born in 1961, started working with film at the age of 20, working for director Roy Andersson. He graduated from Dramatiska institutet in 1989, majoring in directing. He won the Silver Bear in Berlin as well as a Guldbagge award for best director and best script with Daybreak (2004), the first film in a trilogy including Mouth to Mouth (2005) and Happy End.