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Becoming Astrid (2018)

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Biopic of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, the author of numerous children's books and creator of Pippi Longstocking.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alba August ... Astrid
Maria Bonnevie ... Hanna
Trine Dyrholm ... Marie
Henrik Rafaelsen ... Blomberg
Magnus Krepper ... Samuel
Björn Gustafsson ... Sture Lindgren
Marius Damslev Marius Damslev ... Lasse tre år
Willy Ramnek Petri Willy Ramnek Petri ... Gunnar
Liv LeMoyne Liv LeMoyne ... Saga
Sofia Karemyr ... Madicken
Mira Mitchell Mira Mitchell ... Berta
Maria Fahl-Vikander Maria Fahl-Vikander ... Astrid 1987 (as Maria Fahl Vikander)
Maria Alm Norell Maria Alm Norell ... Olivia
Lars Väringer ... KAK direktör
Eric Ericson ... Läkare (as Eric Ericsson)
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Biopic of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, the author of numerous children's books and creator of Pippi Longstocking.

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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 »

Goofs

In the film Astrid speaks with a Stockholm-accent, while in real life she spoke with a noticeable Småland-accent. See more »

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Astrid: [screaming of joy] Good morning! Limonade!
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Superfluous remake
22 August 2019 | by EskeRahnSee all my reviews

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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Country:

Sweden | Denmark

Language:

Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Becoming Astrid See more »

Filming Locations:

Västra Götaland, Sweden See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,361, 25 November 2018

Gross USA:

$120,486

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$938,766
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2.35 : 1
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