Swedish-Norwegian film wins at the Cannes International Film Festival

TuristThe Swedish film Turist ("Tourist"), with Norwegian lead actress Lisa Loven Kongsli, won the jury's special award at the International Film Festival in Cannes.  The film, made by Swedish director Ruben Östlund, received the Jury Prize from the Un Certain Regard jury in Cannes last weekend. 

Norwegian actress Maria Bonnevie is one of the members in the jury that selected the winner of the award.

Norwegain actress Lisa Loven Kongsli plays the lead role; a mother with two children who goes on holiday in the Alps. Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju also has a role in the movie, which was made in association with the Norwegian production company Motlys. 

(NRK)

 

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