Sidse Babett Knudsen, more than ever actress without borders in Limbo

PORTRAIT – The interpreter of the iconic Danish Prime Minister in the series Borgen is featured in Limbo , an absurd and poetic fable about migrants stuck in Scotland. Meeting with this Francophile who enhances even the most discreet roles.

In Paris, Sidse Babett Knudsen is at home. The interpreter of the iconic Danish Prime Minister of Borgen , Adam Price’s cult series landed at the age of 18 in the capital. Working in bars and restaurants to earn a living and learning comedy and French at the Théâtre de l’Ombre. To the happiness of returning to the city of her youth where she still has many friends is added the joy of presenting on the big screen Limbo. Filmed in 2018, holder of the Cannes 2020 label (edition canceled due to the pandemic), this poetic and absurd fable by Briton Ben Sharrock chronicles the endless wait of asylum seekers housed in a reception center on a Scottish island. They receive there the courses of civic and cultural education of Helga. “No one knows where this stranger is from. Since she has the right kind of passport, she was able to fit in. She symbolizes the archetype of the soul with good intentions that wants to help but remains self-centered. It brings a difference…

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