BECOMING ASTRID

By Pernille Fischer Christensen

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Title: BECOMING ASTRID
Original title: UNGA ASTRID
Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Cast: Alba August, Trine Dyrholm, Magnus Krepper, Maria Bonnevie, Henrik Rafaelsen
Genre: Drama
Duration: 123 min
Language: SWEDISH
Additional Languages: Danish
Country of origin: Sweden
Scriptwriter: Kim Fupz Aakeson, Pernille Fischer Christensen
Cinematographer: Erik Molberg Hansen
Editor: Åsa Mossberg, Kasper Leick
Production Company: Nordisk Film Production, Avanti Film
Producers: Anna Anthony, Maria Dahlin, Lars G Lindström
Production year: 2018
Executive producers: Henrik Zein
Budget EUR: 5.0M
Local release: 14-09-2018
Film status: Internationally Premiered

When Astrid Lindgren was very young something happened that affected her profoundly, and this combination of both miracle and calamity came to shape her entire life. It was an event that transformed her into one of the most inspiring women of our age and the storyteller a whole world would come to love. This is the story of when a young Astrid, despite the expectations of her time and religious upbringing, decided to break free from society's norms and follow her heart.

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