Top 150 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2020: #136. Sweat – Magnus von Horn
Sweden’s Magnus von Horn is back after a five year hiatus with sophomore film Sweat, reuniting with his The Here After producer Mariusz Wlodarski (who also produced the forthcoming Apples from Christos Nikou and 2018’s The Harvesters). The title is lensed by DP Michal Dymek (2019’s Dolce Fine Giornata – read review). Von Horn’s debut The Here After premiered in Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes.
Gist: Fitness instructor Sylwia is a social media celebrity with thousands of followers, admirers and loyal employees. But Sylwia begins to search for something real, something intimate.
Release Date/Prediction: The title was shot through November 2019. We anticipate a return to Cannes for Magnus von Horn in Directors’ Fortnight.