Projects

Projects

The Girl King (La Reine Garçon) by Mika Kaurismäki
The Girl King (La Reine Garçon) by Mika Kaurismäki
February 10, 2014

Directed by Mika Kaurismäki

Screenplay: Michel Marc Bouchard with the English language version by Linda Gaboriau.

Cast: Malin Buska as Queen Kristina; Sarah Gadon as Ebba Sparre; Michael Nyqvist as Axel Oxenstierna; Lucas Bryant as Erika Erksein; Hippolyte Girardot as ambassador Hector Pierre Chanut; Peter Lohmeyer as the Bishop of Stockholm; François Arnaud as Karl Gustav; Patrick Bauchau as René Descartes and Martina Gedeck in the role of Kristina's mother, Queen Maria Eleonora.
THE GIRL KING (La Reine Garon) GOES INTO PRODUCTION

THE GIRL KING, the story of Queen Kristina of Sweden, starts principal photography on February 11. The film is directed by Finnish filmmaker Mika Kaurismäki and boasts an international cast including Malin Buska (Sweden) in the title role as well as Sarah Gadon (Canada), Michael Nyqvist (Sweden), Hippolyte Girardot (France) and Martina Gedeck (Germany), who are joined by Canadian actors Lucas Bryant and François Arnaud.

Principal Photography takes place in Turku in west Finland with additional locations in Sweden and Germany. THE GIRL KING is an international co-production between Finland (Marianna Films), Canada (Triptych Media and Galafilm), Germany (Starhaus Filmproduktion) and Sweden (Anagram). International sales are handled by The Yellow Affair.