‘Hotel’ nabs Swedish coin

Lisa Langseth film stars Alicia Vikander

STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute.

“Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut “Pure,” winner of the Pusan’s Flash Forward competition in 2010.

Pic centers on Erika, who resorts to group therapy after her perfect life falls apart. The film is produced by B-Reel.

Actress-director Helena Bergstrom gets $600,000 for her adaptation of August Strindberg’s “Miss Julie.”

Helmer Fredrik Gertten receives coin for docu “Invisible Bicycle Helmet,” part of Morgan Spurlock’s initiative that asked 30 directors to “highlight exceptional people and ideas that change the world.”

Bosse Lindquist’s docu “Give Us the Money,” following Bono and Bob Geldof’s work on an anti-poverty campaign, also gets a grant.

More Film

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    South Australia Uncaps Post-Production Rebate Scheme

    STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute. “Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut […]

  • Korea's Gang Dong-won to Star in

    Korea's Gang Dong-won to Star in Simon West’s ‘Tsunami LA’

    STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute. “Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut […]

  • Korea Box Office: 'Steel Rain' Defeats

    Korea Box Office: 'Steel Rain' Defeats 'Star Wars' to Dominate Weekend

    STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute. “Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut […]

  • netflix-the-little-prince

    Mediawan Closes In on Acquisition of Dimitri Rassam's ON Kids & Family

    STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute. “Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut […]

  • China Box Office: Local Titles 'Youth'

    China Box Office: Local Titles 'Youth' and 'Dunjia' Dominate Weekend

    STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute. “Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Four Reasons Why 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Isn't One for the Ages

    STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute. “Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut […]

  • Mark Hamill and Ted Cruz Get

    Mark Hamill and Ted Cruz Get in Net Neutrality-Related Twitter Fight

    STOCKHOLM — Lisa Langseth’s “Hotel” is one of several projects to receive a share of more than $5 million from the Swedish Film Institute. “Hotel” receives the highest single award of $1.4 million. The writer-helmer’s soph pic is toplined by 23-year-old rising star Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Anna Karenina”), who starred in Langseth’s debut […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content