Swedish actor Skarsgård comes to Istanbul as guest of !f Gala Film event
Actor Alexander Skarsgård stars in ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl.’An instant phenomenon as vampire Eric Northman in “True Blood,” Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård will be in Turkey for the first time as a guest of !f Istanbul.
The star of the !f Gala film “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” will also attend a festival talk on Feb. 21 to speak about his acting career.
Visiting Turkey for the first time, Skarsgård stars in the film as Monroe, a man who has a relationship with his girlfriend’s daughter. The film, adapted by actress Marielle Heller from Phoebe Gloeckner’s eponymous graphic novel, is a bold coming-of-age story.
Lauded for Bel Powley’s performance as Minnie, and starring Kristen Wiig alongside Skarsgård, “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” won best cinematography at Sundance and best film in Berlin Film Festival’s Generation section, with Powley winning best actress at the 2015 Gotham Independent Film Awards. The actor will soon to appear on the silver screen as the new Tarzan in “The Legend of Tarzan.”
The talk, titled “A Small Conversation on Acting,” will take place at Cinemaximum Kanyon at 2 p.m.