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Lion Woman, The

Original title: Løvekvinnen
German title: Lion Woman, The *
Norway, 2016

Director: Idsøe, Vibeke
Production company: Filmkameratene AS
Co-producers: Zentropa Real, Denmark, Gifted Films West GmbH Tre Vänner Produktion AB
Age recommendation: 13 years and up
Length: 120 min.

Set in the years 1912-1937, The Lion Woman tells the epic and beautiful story of Eva who is born with a body fully covered in hair. Despite the many challenges she is faced with due to her appearance, she manages to face and overcome them. Her exceptional intelligence takes her from a small railroad station community to the big world. The lion woman is both an emotionally gripping and fascinating story in the tradition of The Elephant Man and Mask.

Marketing strategies:
Based on an international bestseller by Erik Fosnes Hansen.

Hamburg IFF 2016, Emden-Norderney IFF 2017 (awarded), Giffoni 2017, Golden Elephant India 2017

World sales address/es:
TrustNordisk Int. Sales (DK)