Björn Runge’s “Burn All My Letters” Filming Begins With Full Cast
“Burn All My Letters”, Swedish filmmaker BjÃ¶rn Runge’s sequel to his Glen Close star film “The Wife”, has just started shooting “Burn All My Letters”. The decade-long love drama stars Bill SkarsgÃ¥rd (“Deadpool”) and is based on Alex Schulman’s bestselling novel of the same name.
Sverrir Gudnason (“Borg vs McEnroe”, “Gentlemen”, “A Serious Game”) has just joined the cast as Schulman and plays alongside Sonja Richter (“The Bridge”, “Loving Adults”) who plays Amanda Schulman , one of the greatest Danish actresses. The rest of the cast includes Marika LindstrÃ¶m (“Daybreak”), Sten Ljunggren (“Border”), as well as Asta Kamma August (“Follow The Money”) and Gustav Lindh (“Rider of Justice”).
“Burn All My Letters” is produced by SF Studios and sold by REinvent International Sales which unveiled a first image from the shoot in Sweden (photo).
Inspired by real events, the story revolves around Karin Stolpe’s complex relationship with her husband Sven Stolpe and her passionate love affair with Olof Lagercrantz which begins in the 1930s. The film shows the impact of passion , jealousy and anger over 70 years, involving different generations.
âThe process of making a film of my novel has been a very special journey for me,â said Schulman. âApart from the fact that the elite of Swedish actors have joined the project, I am also delighted and excited that Sverrir represents me in the film. He is an extremely talented actor with a sense of calm in cinema and on stage which is spellbinding. Added the author.
âBringing a film script to life is always a huge challenge, especially if, like me, you’re interested in honesty. With this great story, extremely talented actors and a dedicated production crew, I am very excited to shoot this film and begin the journey to the premiere, âsaid Runge.
âBurn All My Lettersâ is produced by Annika Sucksdorff and Jonathan Ridings at SF Studios, with support from the Swedish Film Institute and in collaboration with SVT, Film i VÃ¤st and Film Stockholm.
The film is screened at the Sigtuna Foundation in Stockholm and western Sweden in August and September. SF Studios manages Nordic distribution and the film is slated to premiere in Swedish theaters in the fall of 2022.