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Becoming Astrid

Becoming Astrid is the story of the early years of world renowned children’s author and icon Astrid Lindgren (Ronia The Robber’s Daughter, Pippi Longstocking).

Please note that this film is in Swedish and Danish, with Dutch subtitles.
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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.

Pernille Fischer Christensen, Sweden, Denemark, 2018, 123 min. Swedish & Danish spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Alba August, Trine Dyrholm, Magnus Krepper, Maria Bonnevie.
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