Watch the New Trailer for the Astrid Lindgren Biopic Becoming Astrid

Opening November 23

October 26, 2018  By Emily Temple

Literary Hub is pleased to premiere the trailer for Becoming Astrid, a new biopic about the early life of Astrid Lindgren, coming to select theaters November 23.

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Official synopsis: Teenaged Astrid Lindgren, future author of Pippi Longstocking, leads a carefree life in rural Sweden. Eager to break free from her conservative upbringing, she accepts an internship at a local newspaper where she attracts the attention of its married editor. After Astrid becomes pregnant, she leaves home to give birth to a son, whom she reluctantly leaves with a foster mother. When the foster mother falls ill, Astrid uses her imagination and flair for storytelling to reconnect with her child.

Emily Temple
Emily Temple
Emily Temple is the managing editor at Lit Hub. Her first novel, The Lightness, was published by William Morrow/HarperCollins in June 2020. You can buy it here.

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