Becoming Astrid

Becoming Astrid

Original title: Unga Astrid
Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Cast: Alba August, Maria Bonnevie, Trine Dyrholm, Henrik Rafaelsen, Magnus Krepper, Björn Gustafsson
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Year of production: 2018
Length (min): 123
Language: Danish, Swedish
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: CinemArt a.s.
Section: Northern Lights
Sponsors: Dánské velvyslanectví, Městská knihovna v Praze

Pippi, Emil and the children of Bullerby are iconic characters that resonate with children and parents all over the world, and they are all the children of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren. Few of us however know of her tumultuous youth, and this biopic gets up close and personal to the legend and forerunner of female empowerment. A heart wrenching portrait of the dilemmas of an emerging artist and mother.

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