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A Bastard Child: An Interview with Director Knutte Wester

Directed by Knutte Wester / Produced by Therese Högberg for Bautafilm / Country: Sweden Language: Swedish

International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (World Premiere) / Tempo Documentary Festival / Tromsø International Film Festival / Gothenburg Film Festival / Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

In 1909 in an undemocratic Sweden, a bastard child is born. Called Hervor, her mother is unmarried, and therefore labelled a ‘whore’ and driven from her home. Hervor grows up in shelters and . . .

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.