"The picture revolves around an American filmmaking couple who retreat to the island for the summer to each write screenplays for their upcoming films in an act of pilgrimage to the place that inspired Bergman. As the summer and their screenplays advance, the lines between reality and fiction start to blur against the backdrop of the Island's wild landscape."
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and John Turturro
originally signed on for the two main parts, but both had to bow out before shooting began. Gerwig was replaced with Vicky Krieps
, and Turturro with Owen Wilson
. However, Owen Wilson later declined with mere weeks to go before shooing. Mia Hansen-Løve and her producer decided to shoot half of the movie in summer 2018 without an actor in the male lead. The second half was shot one year later, in summer 2019 with Tim Roth
finally cast in the male lead. See more