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Becoming Astrid
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1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.

Bonus features: Press Conference from the Berlin film premiere ; Photo gallery ; Interview featurette with star Alba August and director Pernille Fischer Christensen.
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Summary:
Teenaged Astrid Lindgren, future author of Pippi Longstocking, leads a carefree life in rural Sweden. Eager to break free from her conservative upbringing, she accepts an internship at a local newspaper where she attracts the attention of its married editor. After Astrid becomes pregnant, she leaves home to give birth to a son, whom she reluctantly leaves with a foster mother. When the foster mother falls ill, Astrid uses her imagination and gift for storytelling to reconnect with her child.
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Coming-of-age biopic set in the mid 1920s based on the teen to young adult years of Swedish children’s author Astrid Lindgren(Alba August). After taking up a role as a volunteer at the local newspaper, she begins a relationship with the newspaper owner Blomberg (Henrik Rafaelsen), a love affair which will start the next chapter of her life. Directed by Pernille Fischer Christensen. the film also co-stars Maria Bonnevie, Trine Dyrholm, and Magnus Krepper. ~ Rovi