Sweden, Denmark, 2019


French Quarter, 90mins


Goterborg Film Festival


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After the director places an ad online, two late teens in Stockholm offer to film themselves as they discover online dating. Naomi encounters problems setting up her webcam, and so Edvin offers to help her out. As they develop a roller coster relationship, they offer up their lives to the camera. Both brutally honest and heart-warming, Mating is the ultimate exposé of modern-day dating.

Cast & Crew

Producer - Mathilde Dedye Isabella Rodriguez

Co-Producer - SVT, Charlotte Hellström Film i Väst AB, Ami Ekström Kirstine Barfod Film, Kirstine Barfod Mannheimer Produktion, Lina Maria Mannheimer

Featuring - Naomi Carter & Edvin Kempe

Cinematographer - Naomi Carter & Edvin Kempe, DOP Consultant: Kristoffer Jönsson

Lina Maria Mannheimer

Lina Maria Mannheimer


Lina Mannheimer has worked with director Gilles Bourdos and at the New York-based company Salty Features. In 2010 she directed a short film, The Contract, presenting a glimpse of the universe of Catherine Robbe-Grillet. The film premiered at IDFA in 2010 and has travelled the world since then. The Ceremony was Mannheimer's debut feature, followed by Mating in 2019 which launched in Competition at the Goterborg Film Festival.