January 4th, 2011       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Swedish actress Pernilla August’s directorial debut “Beyond” has scooped 8 nominations for Sweden’s national film awards, the Guldbagge Awards, which will take place on Jan 24 in Stockholm. Chosen by a jury of 34 members, the film tells the story of a grown-up daughter (played by Noomi Rapace) who is forced to confront her alcoholic mother. It premiered in Venice in 2010 where it won the audience award for best film in critics week. At the Guldbagge Awards, “Beyond” has received nominations for Best Picture, Best Director (August), Best Actress (Rapace), Best Supporting Actor (Ville Virtanen), two for Best Supporting Actress (Tehilla Leaf and Outi Mäenpää), Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography. Congratulations to all of them!