Once Lydia was the innocent girl that young journalist Arvid fell in love with out in the archipelago. Or did he fall in love with the idea of what love could be? The beauty of love, the love at first sight. But the social structures of Oscarian Stockholm restrain them to take the full step into marriage. And the love slips away. A decade later they are both married. They meet again and end up having an affair, that forces the couple to reflect upon how different they both have become and how far away from each other they actually are. The consequences of their affair are unforeseeable.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2015
Co production country:
Norway
Production company:
B-Reel Feature Films
Co production company:
Motlys A/S
Producer:
Frida Jonason
Patrik Andersson
Co producer:
Yngve Sæther
Sigve Endresen

Crew

Director:
Pernilla August
Screenplay:
Lone Scherfig
Based on:
Den allvarsamma leken by Hjalmar Söderberg
Cinematographer:
Lone Scherfig

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k

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