BECOMING ASTRID sold to multiple territories around the world

The upcoming Astrid Lindgren biopic, Becoming Astrid, has been sold to multiple territories around the world by the Danish sales agency TrustNordisk.

The film, which stars EFP Shooting Star Alba August, is about a young Astrid Lindgren. The film examines a little known chapter in the author’s life when she gave birth to her son and had to give him up. Astrid Lindgren went on to write the Pippi Longstocking books.

Becoming Astrid also stars Trine Dyrholm, Magnus Krepper, Maria Bonnevie and Henrik Rafaelsen.

Sales were made for China (DD Dream), Benelux (September), Baltics (Estin), Russia/Ukraine/Kazakhstan (International Movie Distribution/Capella); and Czech Republic/Slovakia (Cinemart).


Becoming Astrid will be released in Sweden this year.

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.