Danish film director, Lone Scherfig made her mark with the Dogme95-film, Italian for Beginners (Italiensk for begyndere, 2000), a romantic comedy which among it’s many international awards won the Silver Berlin Bear (Jury Prize) at the 2001 Berlin International Film Festival. Most recently she directed An Education (2009), based on an autobiographical article by British journalist Lynn Barber. The film has been nominated for three Oscars in the 82nd Academy Award that will take place on the 7th of March.
We met up with her during the Stockholm International Film Festival to talk about An Education and her relation to Britain.
– Towe –