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by Vibeke Idsøe


The film portrays a little girl who was born in 1912 with fine yellow hair all over her body, including her face. Despite her different looks, Eva Arctander wanted to live like other children, and the movie follows her life between 1912 and 1936 in Norway, and later in Europe, covering her difficulties in gaining acceptance and the ways in which her life changes.

international title: The Lion Woman
original title: Løvekvinnen
country: Norway, Germany, Denmark, Czech Republic
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Vibeke Idsøe
film run: 120'
release date: NO 26/08/2016
screenplay: Vibeke Idsøe
cast: Connie Nielsen, Rolf Lassgård, Burghart Klaußner
cinematography by: Dan Laustsen
film editing: Per-Erik Eriksen
art director: Alexander Scherer
costumes designer: Frauke Firl
producer: John M. Jacobsen, Marcus Brodersen
production: Filmkameratene AS, Gifted Films / Gifted Films West, MMC Movies Köln GmbH
distributor: NFP Marketing & Distribution, Estinfilm OÜ, September Film Distribution Netherlands
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