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Frontier's Independent Film Series brings quality, talent-driven films with strong artistic vision to Frontier's big screen.


Becoming Astrid
Directed by Pernille Fischer Christensen
Cast: Trine Dyrholm, Bjorn Gustafsson, Magnus Krepper, Maria Bonnevie
Genre: Biography | Drama
Swedish and Danish with English subtitles
2hrs 3mins

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 flair for storytelling to reconnect with her child.

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Fri Feb 1 | 3pm, 7pm
Sat Feb 2 | 3pm, 7pm
Sun Feb 3 | 3pm, 7pm
Tues Feb 5 | 3pm
Wed Feb 6 | 3pm
Thurs Feb 7 | 3pm


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