Smart schoolboy Simon Lambertson (17) dates classmate Holly Elman. Her mother, school psychologist Lydia, who defended class rebel Simon against expulsion for repeated mischief, and forced ... See full summary »
The plot consists of different course of events, feelings and colorful pictures in a staggering tale of war, rivalry, betrayal and forbidden love. A story that lies in events recounted by descendants of Ninni and John's reality.
The screenplay was written by director Pernille Fischer Christensen and co-written by her husband Kim Fupz Aakeson, who also writes children's books just like the main character Astrid Lindgren. See more »
In the film Astrid speaks with a Stockholm-accent, while in real life she spoke with a noticeable Småland-accent. See more »
This is not a bad film, and quite interesting in its own right.
But I would recommend to see the original rather than this remake
But if you want a dramatised version and do not want to hear Astrid Lindgren's own pleasant voice, well then this dramatization is interesting, and add knowledge to what most people know about her - despite a few factual errors.
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