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Lena Olin to star in director Lasse Hallström’s Hilma af Klint biopic

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Lena Olin to star in director Lasse Hallström’s Hilma af Klint biopic

By Express News Service
A biopic primarily based on the lifetime of revolutionary Swedish artist and feminist pioneer Hilma af Klint is within the making by the Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group). Lena Olin of Enemies body has been roped in to essay the titular character in it and The Cider House Rules-fame Lasse Hallström is on board to write down and direct the movie.

Hilma will revolve across the puzzling lifetime of Klint, whose unconventional artwork remained largely unknown for many years. Klint, who set foot within the male-dominated inventive discipline, finally turned one of many Western world’s first summary artists.

Olin will play Klint in her later years, whereas Tora Hallström, Olin and Lasse Hallström’s daughter, shall be portraying the artist in her youthful years. She is understood for starring in Hachi: A Dog’s Tale.Hallström is legendary for her works in movies like What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Chocolat and The Shipping News.

Olin beforehand featured in Ingmar Bergman’s Fanny and Alexander and After the Rehearsal, and The Unbearable Lightness of Being.Hilma will premiere solely on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming platform in 2022. The movie is bankrolled by NENT Studios with Helena Danielsson as producer.