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Heart-warming COMEDY QUEEN in cinemas from December 21

October 11, 2022

In the touching Comedy Queen, we follow 13-year-old Sasha, who recently lost her mother. Since this sad event, Sasha decides to drastically change her life in which she wants to live her life according to four rules of survival. Comedy Queen is the film adaptation of Jenny Jagerfeld's award-winning youth novel about overcoming grief through humor.

Comedy Queen, in the presence of director Sanne Lenken and protagonist Sigrid Johnson, can be seen at the Cinekid Festival on 18, 19 and 20 October and in cinemas from 21 December.

The storyComedy Queen tells the story of Sasha, a 13-year-old teenager who recently lost her mother. Her mother struggled with depression and decided to end her life herself. Her father has become very sad because of this. He hasn't laughed for a long time. Sascha therefore decides to approach “life” completely differently from her mother. She comes up with four rules of survival for herself. Rule 1: Cut your long hair. Rule 2: Don't read books anymore. Rule 3: Never provide anything living. Rule 4 is the most important: be the queen of laughter! Because if she can get her father to laugh again, life will become a little lighter. In her new life motto, she is followed by her family and friends, even if the jokes she tells are not always funny…

Cast: Sigrid Johnson, Oscar Toringe, Ellen Taure, Jasmin Ashkani, Tyra Askerlund, Nick Basiri | Directed by: Sanna Lenken | Screenplay: Linn Gottfridson, Jenny Jägerfeld | Language: Swedish spoken, Dutch subtitles | Distribution: In the Air


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