In Swedish with English subtitles. Based on the life of 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.

Last Sentence, The

Drama | Foreign | 2014

Cast

Jesper Christensen, Ulla Skoog, Pernilla August, Bjorn Granath

Synopsis

Oscar-nominated director Jan Troell, one of Sweden’s most acclaimed filmmakers, directs the biopic The Last Sentence. 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.

Producers

Francy Suntinger

Director

Jan Troell

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Official Selection, Festival: Cine Nórdico en Cine UC 2015
Official Selection, St. Louis International Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, Portland International Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, Los Angeles Scandinavian Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, Stockholm International Film Festival 2012