Stars shine in Three Suns
by Annika Pham
- Richard Hobert, after the successful Everyone loves Alice, is preparing his new feature, shooting from April, 1st. With Lene Endre and some of Scandinavia’s most famous actors
Swedish director Richard Hobert (Everyone Loves Alice) has reunited some of Scandinavia’s most famous actors for his new film, Three Suns (Tre solar), set to shoot between 1 April and 30 May in southern Sweden.
The director’s life-partner and favourite actress, Lena Endre (Faithless), will star opposite Maria Bonnevie (I am Dina [+see also:
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Three Suns is an epic drama set in the 14th century and focuses on Hanna who leaves her children and her farm to meet her husband, when he returns from four years of fighting a war in the Orient. In a country suddenly devastated by the plague, Hanna has to fight for her love, her children and her life.
Hobert’s previous film Everyone Loves Alice was the fourth most successful Swedish film of 2002 (257,602 admissions).
Three Suns is produced by Sonet Film’s managing director, Peter Possne, in co-production with the Swedish regional Funding agency Film I Väst and Cimbria Film, with support from the Swedish Film Institute. Sonet plans to release it next autumn in Sweden.
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