The Girl King
Directed by Mika Kaurismäki - start of principal photography
Screenplay: Michel Marc Bouchard with the English language version by Linda Gaboriau.
Cast: Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant, Hippolyte Girardot, Peter Lohmeyer, François Arnaud, Patrick Bauchau, and Martina Gedeck
The Girl King (La reine-garçon)
is the story of Queen Kristina of Sweden. Principal photography began on February 1, 2014, in Turku in west Finland with additional locations in Sweden and Germany.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.
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.