The Girl King (2016)

  • Drama, History, Romance
  • 1h 46m

Raised as a prince under a conservative Lutheran court, Queen Kristina grows up with ideas for modernising Sweden and bringing an end to war. Kristina begins to rule at the age of 18 and is quickly faced with choosing between her country, a new male suitor, her people and her religion.

She caused a scandal when she chose not to marry and anointed Countess Ebba Sparre, as her bed companion. Fighting for her country she chooses to take control of her destiny and to find the freedom she desires.

Director

Mika Kaurismäki

Executive Producer

Miira Paasilinna

Language

English

Subtitles

English

Country

Finland

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