Magazine article Screen International

Michael Nyqvist Joins Father

Magazine article Screen International

Michael Nyqvist Joins Father

Article excerpt

The star of the Swedish-language Millennium Trilogy has signed on to the Cannes sales title My So-Called Father opposite Vera Vitali.

Jan Blomgren of Bob Film Sweden AB is producing and will launch sales in Cannes. Nyqvist will jet in to meet buyers on May 18.

Ulf Malmros commenced shooting recently in Sweden on the story of a woman who attempts to recreate the father she has always wanted after her arrogant parent suffers a stroke and forgets who he was. Disney will distribute in Scandinavia in autumn 2014.

"Ulf Malmros and I have lived with this project for four years," said Nyqvist. "It's a film with a universal theme where we challenge each other to take it a step further. Extremely gripping, but also very fun."

"The role of the father is written especially for Michael Nyqvist," said Malmros. …

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