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The Last Sentence The Last Sentence

Wednesday 19 November 2014 8:30PM The Last Sentence, Toronto Premiere

Set against the backdrop of WWII, The Last Sentence is based on the life of crusading journalist Torgny Segerstedt, editor-in-chief of one of Sweden's leading newspapers, highlighting his one-man battle against Nazism and his country's policy of appeasement to Hitler. With Sweden caught between Nazi Germany and Stalin's Russia, the country's elites chose a policy of neutrality and compliance, with few daring to speak up against the evil around them. Among those who did, nobody was as loud and as uncompromising as Segerstedt (Danish star Jesper Christensen, Nymphomaniac: Volume 1, Melancholia), one of the most prominent Swedish journalists of the 20th century.

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Awards and Festivals

  • Chicago International Film Festival 2012: Silver Hugo for Best Actress
  • Montreal World Film Festival 2012: Award for Best Director
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