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Top 150 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2020: #136. Sweat – Magnus von Horn

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.

MUBI World Cinema

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.

Los Angeles based Nicholas Bell is's Chief Film Critic and covers film festivals such as Sundance, Berlin, Cannes and TIFF. He is part of the critic groups on Rotten Tomatoes, The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) and GALECA. His top 3 for 2021: France (Bruno Dumont), Passing (Rebecca Hall) and Nightmare Alley (Guillermo Del Toro). He was a jury member at the 2019 Cleveland International Film Festival.

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