Magisterlekarna The Schoolmaster Games

The St Sebastian Academy pulsates of eroticism and power games that the strict Schoolmaster orchestrates. In his secret relationship with pupil Charles, he’s developed the Schoolmaster Games, an extended play where Charles makes mischief and the Schoolmaster punishes.

Based on Kristofer Folkhammar’s popular novel of the same name.


  • “Ylva Forner knows exactly what she’s doing and dares to pursue an idea in a way that is very unusual in Swedish film.”

    Dagens Industri, Sweden

  • The Schoolmaster Games is visually and musically brilliant.

    Göteborgs-Posten, Sweden

  • “Homoerotic high school drama worth applause. /…/ The Schoolmaster Games is both original and entertaining.”


    Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden

  • “This is a wonderful mix of high school movie, homoerotic pulp fiction and musical. /… / The film is confident in its own universe.”

    Ystads Allehanda, Sweden

  • “Ylva Forner’s film adaptation of The Schoolmaster Games is a beautiful and tender school drama we rarely see in Swedish film. /…/ The result is impressive to say the least. /… / It is unusual have an experience akin to this in Swedish film.”

    Kulturbloggen, Sweden

  • “I’ve never seen anything like it in Swedish Film.”

    Sveriges Radio P1, Sweden

  • “The film feels authentic and genuine, that’s how it captures my heart.”

    Om filmer, Sweden

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