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Alicia Vikander to receive honorary award at the Göteborg Film Festival

The Swedish actress turned Hollywood star Alicia Vikander [+] will receive the Nordic Honorary Dragon Award at the Göteborg Film Festival next year.

Her latest film, Euphoria [+], will also screen in the competition. The film stars Vikander alongside Eva Green [+] and follows two sisters who are in conflict as they travel around Europe. Euphoria will have its Swedish premiere at the festival before its national release on the 2nd of February 2018.

Alicia Vikander can next be seen in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, which is directed by Norway’s Roar Uthaug (The Wave). The 41st Göteborg International Film Festival runs from the 26th of January until the 6th of February 2018.

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.