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BORG/MCENROE wins in Rome

The Swedish film Borg/McEnroe [+] has won the BNL People’s Choice award at the Rome Film Festival, Variety reports.

The film stars Sverrir Gudnasson [+] and Shia LaBeouf [+] as Björn Borg and John McEnroe in the 1980s tennis rivalry. Borg/McEnroe previously opened the Toronto International Film Festival and has since become a favourite at festivals around the globe.

Borg/McEnroe is directed by Danish director Janus Metz Pedersen.

This month, the film will screen in Brazil from the 9th of November, Italy from the 9th of November, and at the Key West Film Festival in the United States from the 16th of November.

 

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.