Magazine article Screen International

Scherfig, August Team for Serious Game

Magazine article Screen International

Scherfig, August Team for Serious Game

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EXCLUSIVE: Writer-director Lone Scherfig and Swedish actress-director Pernilla August are to collaborate on [euro]5 million costume epic/love story

Two of the biggest talents in Scandinavian cinema are to join forces as Danish writer-director Lone Scherfig and Swedish actress-director Pernilla August are to collaborate on [euro]5 million costume epic/love story The Serious Game. "It's a Scandinavian dream team," said Patrik Andersson, who produces alongside Fredrik Henig.

The film, which August will direct Scherfig's screenplay, is based on the classic novel by Hjalmar Söderberg. It's a love story about a couple who meet early in life, go their separate ways and then meet again when they are married to other people. When they start an affair, the consequences on both their lives are profound.

The Serious Game is being made through Stockholm-based B-Reel Feature Films.

The book has been filmed twice before. …

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