A poignant true story of Astrid Lindgren, the beloved author of Pippi Longstocking and numerous other children's books. Becoming Astrid follows teenaged Astrid (Alba August) as she confronts a restrictive society and an unexpected pregnancy. A budding storyteller eager to break free from her loving but strict religious family in rural Sweden.
In Swedish with English subtitles
"Beautifully shot and refreshingly candid with a sparkling performance fom Alba August"
-The New York Times.