The Girl King

Genre:  Drama, Romance
Running Time:  106 min.
Release Date: September 23, 2016 - Toronto - September 23, 2016 - Toronto
DVD: January 10, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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Cast: Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant, Laura Birn

Synopsis

Follows the brilliant, wild, and extravagant Kristina of Sweden (Malin Buska). Crowned queen at the age of six, Kristina was thrust into the confines of power and tradition well before any monarch should. Constantly under pressure to marry and produce a male heir, Kristina's only source of peace and love is in her lady-in-waiting, the beautiful and elegant countess Ebba Sparre (Sarah Gadon).

However, soon even her pure relationship with Ebba is used to manipulate her, forcing her to fight against the conservative forces surrounding her.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki
Studio: levelFILM
Producer(s): Arnie Gelbart, Anna Stratton, Mika Kaurismäki, Martin Persson, Rainer Kölmel, Wasiliki Bleser
Screenplay: Michel Marc Bouchard

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  • 5 stars "This is a great film, I'm so glad it's coming to theatres in Canada. I saw it last year at Montreal World Film Festival and loved it. Malin Buska was very watchable as Queen Kristina!"