Skarsgard, who has the lead role in the Berlinale competition title “Out Stealing Horses,” stars in “Hope” opposite Andrea Braein Hovig (“All the Beauty”). The film is the story of a couple with a large blended family that has grown apart, but when the wife is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, their life breaks down and exposes neglected love.
The movie is being produced by producer Thomas Robsahm at Motlys, the banner behind Pernilla August’s “A Serious Game,” Eskil Vogt’s “Blind” and Joachim Trier’s movies, notably “Oslo, 31. August” and “Louder Than Bombs.”
Silje Nikoline Glimsdal, TrustNordisk’s sales and project manager, said the film is a “heartfelt and honest story.”
“‘Hope’ both captivates and inspires you by portraying the circumstances facing a serious and life-changing illness,