Production details

Title: Love Always, Carolyn - A film about Kerouac, Cassady and Me.
Original title: Love Always, Carolyn
Country of origin: Sweden
Original languages: English
Produced by: WG Film
Genre: Feauture documentary
Production year: 2007-2011
Release: 2011-04-23
Shooting Format: DV, Super 8, Regular 8
Screening format: Standard definition, Digibeta, PAL
Length: 70 min


Directors: Maria Ramström, Malin Korkeasalo
Editor: Bernhard Winkler, Stefan Sundlöf
Editor consultant: Åsa Mossberg
Trailer editor: Erik Bäfving

Cinematographers: Maria Ramström, Malin Korkeasalo
Composer: Jan Strand
Sound designer: Mikael Körner
Supervising sound designer: Martin Hennel
Producer: Margarete Jangård
Executive producer: Fredrik Gertten
Assistant producer: Lina Bertilsson

Cast:  Carolyn Cassady, John Allen Cassady, Jami Cassady Ratto, Cathy Cassady Sylvia, John McWhinnie, Jerry Cimino, Neal Cassady (archive), Jack Kerouac (archive)

Post production coordinator: Emma Svensson
Supervisning color grading artist: Johan Eklund
Color grading artist: Michael Cavanagh
Art director: Sara Acedo

Subtitles (English): Ingrid Eng
Subtitles (Swedish): Thomas Löwhagen
Head accountant: Björn Ringdahl
Accountant: Anahita Zafari
Legal aspects: Jennie Kastberg

Online and mastering:
GOOD World
Sales agent: CAT&Docs

Thanks to: David Amram, Sara Brolund Carvalho, Jamie Cassady, Georg Cederskog, Heather Dalton, Åse Fougner, Kajsa Grandell, Joshua Hassel, Zane Kesey, Ann-Brith Ramström, Karl Ramström, Randy Ratto, Becky Ratto, Folke Regen, Walter Salles, Sigge Spak, Audrey Sprenger, George Sylvia, Hans Erik Therus, Peter Wintonick, Tobias Lilja, Martin Thorbjörnsson, The Beat Museum and their visitors, The British Library, The Denver Public Library


The song “Air” is written and performed by Paul Collier
© Paul From Stoke UK. Available on iTunes!

The song “Tiny Idyll/Little Missy” is written by Jolie Holland
© Published by Songs Music Publishing LLC
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd

'Tiny Idyll/Lil' Missy' as recorded by Jolie Holland
Written by Jolie Holland, published by Box Tree Music (ASCAP)
ISRC: USEP40401111
Taken from the Jolie Holland album: ‘Escondida’ © 2004
The Copyright in this master recording is owned by Anti, Inc, under exclusive license to
Epitaph Europe BV.

Love Always, Carolyn is produced by WG Film in co-production with SVT - Hjalmar Palmgren, Film i Skåne - Joakim Strand and Film Stockholm/Filmbasen – Ulf Andersson-Greek. With the support of The Swedish Film Institute - Film Commissioner Tove Torbiörnsson and Konstnärsnämnden (The Swedish Arts Grants Committee). In association with YLE Teema - Ritva Leino and FilmCentrum Stockholm. With the support of the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.

© 2011 WG Film AB, SVT AB, Film i Skåne


The directors, Maria Ramström and Malin Korkeasalo. Photo: Private


Maria Ramström, born in 1971 in Stockholm is a freelance filmmaker with a past as a still photographer primarily within the documentary field. She is currently working on her second full length documentary as a director, Maneuvers in The Dark, a story about the world of branding, set in Sweden, China and North Korea. Love Always, Carolyn is her first full length documentary as a director.

Malin Korkeasalo, born in 1969 in Stockholm graduated from from Dramatiska Institutet (University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre in Stockholm, Sweden) in 2004 where she studied as a Cinematographer.
She is based in Stockholm and works as a freelance filmmaker and cinematographer.
She has worked as a cinematographer on a numerous documentaries. Love Always, Carolyn is her first full length documentary as a director.