Pera Korgerman and Hugo Lilla to Direct ‘Egghead Republic’ Nonstop – Deadline


Exclusive: Aniara With filmmaker Pera Kogerman Hugo Lilia I found the following project.

Directing duo return to feature film production Egghead RepublicA satirical coming-of-age story based in part on the experiences and novels of Kogerman, who worked for Vice magazine. Die GelehrtenrepublikArno Schmidt

The story takes place in an alternate reality where the Cold War has not ended and Soviet Kazakhstan is hit by an atomic bomb. A young club kid in Sweden who works for her one of the world’s hippest magazines is handed a report assignment from a restricted area.

Filming will begin in Gotland and Stockholm this spring. Kågerman and Lilja also wrote pictures. Nina Lund is the producer for You Saved Me AB. Co-producers are Film Stockholm, Gotland Film Fund and Film i Dalarna.

non-stop entertainment Co-produce and distribute Egghead Republic in Northern Europe.

“It’s been a long time since we’ve been so excited to jump on this radioactive creature,” said Kågerman and Lilja. “We can’t wait for audiences to ride with us on this greatest adventure. What we aim for is poetic and silly.”

NonStop Entertainment CEO Jakob Abrahamsson added: Aniara As well as their shorts. Egghead Republic is a unique project that stands out both in terms of script and production methods, and we don’t want to pass up this chance to the world.

Kågerman and Lilja’s final feature AniaraThe film adaptation of Nobel laureate Harry Martinson’s novel of the same name won four Guldbadge Awards, Les Arcs’ Sineuropa Award and was nominated for a European Film Award.

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