The documentary Waiting for Jan Myrdal's death premiered in the autumn of 2021. In this warm and humorous film, filmmakers Bo Sjökvist and Bengt Löfgren depict the last years of Jan Myrdal's life and focus on the relationship between Myrdal and Lasse Diding.
Photo: Bengt Löfgren
The film received generally good reviews and was shown in cinemas around Sweden before it was shown on SVT, starting on SVT Play on the one-year anniversary of Jan Myrdal’s death on 30 October. Franska Trion provide the film’s soundtrack with their peculiar interpretations of old socialist battle songs.
The music video for Franska Trion’s interpretation of the Internationale
The video was recorded at the home of Lasse Diding, who also appears in the video together with Franska Trion’s frontman Matti Ollikainen. Direction by Bo Sjökvist and photography by Bengt Löfgren.