The Girl King

It's the 1600ís and Queen Kristina is set on making Sweden the most sophisticated country in Europe. Having been raised as a Prince under strict Lutheran control, the enigmatic, flamboyant, and unpredictable Queen faces powerful resistance in her quest to educate her subjects and end the bloody Thirty Years War between the Protestants and Catholics. Amidst all this, Kristina struggles to come to terms with an irresistible passion for her lady in waiting, the stunning Countess Ebba Sparre. Her quest to understand love runs parallel with her quest to understand humanity and the violent and restrictive forces conspiring against her. Torn between the conflict of political and personal aspirations, Kristina chooses to make one of the most controversial decisions in history.

Genre:Period Film
Year of Production:2015
Director:Mika Kaurismäki
Writer:Michel Marc Bouchard
Cast:Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant, Laura Birn, Hippolyte Girardot, Peter Lohmeyer, Francois Arnaud, Patrick Bauchau, Jannis Niewöhner und Martina Gedeck
Production:Marianna Films, Starhaus Filmproduktion, Triptych Media, Galafilm, Anagram
Distributor:NFP marketing & distribution
World Sales:The Yellow Affair
Awards:Best Actress (Malin Buska) Montreal World Film Festival 2015
Public Award Montreal World Film Festival 2015
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