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SONJA: THE WHITE SWAN

by Anne Sewitsky

synopsis

Sonja - The White Swan is the story about Sonja Henie, one of the world's greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating, who decides to go to Hollywood in 1936 to become a movie star. Her first film breaks the box office by selling the most tickets in the world in 1937. She becomes one of richest women in her time, always surrounded by fans, lovers and family, never alone. As she gets older the spotlight is fading, but she refuses to quit. It all collapses when she falls, drunk on the slushy ice, in Rio de Janeiro.

international title: Sonja: The White Swan
original title: Sonja
working title: Queen of Ice
country: Norway, Denmark, Ireland
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Anne Sewitsky
film run: 110'
release date: NO 25/12/2018
screenplay: Mette Marit Bølstad, Andreas Markusson
cast: Ine Marie Wilmann, Valene Kane, Eldar Skar, Anders Mordal, Anneke von der Lippe, Aidan Mcardle, Malcolm Adams, Pål Sverre Hagen, Gustavo Rojo
cinematography by: Daniel Voldheim
film editing: Christoffer Heie, Martin Stoltz
art director: Lina Nordqvist
costumes designer: Lorna Marie Mugan
music: Ray Harman, Stein Berge Svendsen
producer: Cornelia Boysen, Synnøve Hørsdal
co-producer: Charlotta Denward, Lone Korslund, Tristan Orpen Lynch, Aoife O'Sullivan
line producer: Juan Cano Nono, Rodica Popa, Kaare Storemyr
production: Maipo Film & TV Produksjon AS, Nordisk Film Production A/S, Subotica
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribusjon AS
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