The Spy

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Showings

Digital Screening Room Mon, May 4 12:00 PM
Digital Screening Room Fri, May 15 11:00 AM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$10.00
Members:$5.00
Film Info
Original Title:Spionen
Programs:Midnight Sun
Special Presentations
Tags:Historical Drama
Drama
Spy
War
True Story
Release Year:2019
Runtime:109 min
Country/Region:Norway
Language:Norwegian
English
Website:Official Website
Print Source:TrustNordisk
Trailer:https://vimeo.com/362078415
Cast/Crew
Director:Jens Jonsson
Executive Producer:Håkon Øverås
Turid Øversveen
Karin Julsrud
Håvard Gjerstad
Producer:Håkon Øverås
Turid Øversveen
Karin Julsrud
Catho Bach Christensen
Cinematographer:Anton Mertens
Screenwriter:Harald Rosenløw Eeg
Jan Trygve Røyneland
Editor:Joakim Pietras
Composer:Raf Keunen
Principal Cast:Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
Rolf Lassgård
Alexander Scheer
Edvin Endre
Gitte Witt Julsrud
Erik Hivju
Damien Chapelle
Johan Widerberg
Anders T Andersen
Filmography:The King of Ping Pong (2008)
Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)

Description

Available to Watch Friday, May 15 ONLY from 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM | Access to MSPIFF39 Redefined is geo-restricted to viewers in Minnesota and a MN billing address is required to purchase a ticket.

Opening Presentation

Special Video Introduction by Lead Actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal


Sonja Wigert is one of Norway’s greatest actresses, starring in a number of films in the 1930s, and winning worldwide acclaim. When the war breaks out, she finds herself in neutral Stockholm, until her father is imprisoned, forcing her into a game of cat-and-mouse with the Nazis.

Sonja knows she cannot stay completely neutral. Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels has his sights on her, as he sees cinema as the best way to spread propaganda, and Sonja is the perfect image for these films. Soon Nazi officer Josef Terboven has fallen for her, and, with the threat of her father’s imprisonment hanging over her head, he convinces her to be a spy for the Germans. But is she? For Sonja has already been working covertly for the Swedes, and now this counter-spy has got the role of a lifetime… one that may cost her everything.

Director Biography

Born in 1974 in Ålidhem, Umeå, Jens Jonsson has directed numerous short films and television programs, as well as the features Brother of Mine (2002), Utvecklingssamtal (2003), and The King of Ping Pong (2008).


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