Photo Coverage: Alicia Vikander and More Attend Premiere of EUPHORIA at TIFF

Actress Alicia Vikander and more attended the premiere of the new film EUPHORIA at this week's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! Euphoria marks the sparkling English-language debut of Sweden's Lisa Langseth. It is notable for being the award-winning writer-director's third collaboration with star Alicia Vikander (who made her feature film debut in Langseth's first feature, Pure, in 2009). And, it is the first film produced by Vikander's own production company, a sign of this fine actor's desire to support intelligent passion projects. Euphoria is bound to attract viewers to Langseth's brilliant work.

Most of this lusciously shot film takes place in a sun-dappled country mansion. It's an intimate setting that belies the broader implications of a powerful, unusual, topical, and surely prophetic story. At its centre: two very different sisters, somewhat estranged, who, over a few short days, are forced together to sift through seismic changes in their lives. Ines (Vikander) is the extrovert, a photographer who lives in New York; Emilie (Eva Green), the introvert, has asked her sister to join her on a mystery trip. As the two drive into the wooded European countryside and reach their destination, it gradually dawns on Ines why she has been asked to accompany her sister. Horrified at first, she fights to understand her sister's intentions as the two women confront their unsettled past and, more importantly, their future.

Full of surprises while functioning - from within the confines of its story world - as a kind of peephole into the near future for the world at large, Euphoria is a finely honed meditation on life and mortality.


Alicia Vikander


Director Lisa Langseth


Director Lisa Langseth


Alicia Vikander


Alicia Vikander and Lisa Langseth


Alicia Vikander


Alicia Vikander


Alicia Vikander



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