Our own DA member Fredrik Gildea plays the head of the Swedish Academy in this new likely-to-be-Oscar-nominated Glenn Close film about "a wife who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature". The film is being released in Sweden in conjunction with Nobeldagen (December 10). Afterwards Fredrik will join us at the Scandic Rubinen restaurant -- just 5 minutes away -- to talk about making the film!
You need to reserve your own tickets for the movie AND -- if you'd like to join us to talk with Fredrik afterwards -- RSVP by Thursday evening to Cheryl Boardman (see CONTACT info below), as seating at the Rubinen is limited. (NOTE: The RSVP function on this website is NOT adequate for this purpose!)
You'll also need to plan on ordering something to eat (dinner or snack) as that's a condition of our reservation.
The movie has been getting LOTS of attention in the States (where it was released in September). Here's a review in The New Yorker. And here's a review in Dagens Nyheter as well as one on Sveriges Radio. The movie is getting lots of attention in Sweden too -- not only because of the Nobel connection -- but because the director (Björn Runge) is Swedish (from Göteborg!).
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