Jens Jonsson’s The Spy (Spionen) charts the journey of Norwegian actress Sonja Wigert, who was Scandinavia’s leading film star in the 1940s. She was also a double agent. Working for Swedish intelligence, she met Nazi leader Josef Terboven who recruited her as a German spy. The movie has been released in Norwegian theaters. Catch the trailer here.
The biopic is written by Harald Rosenløw Eeg and Jan Trygve Røyneland and produced by Karin Julsrud, Turid Øversveen and Håkon Øverås at 4½. The Spy toplines a prestigious Nordic cast including Ingrid Bolsø Berdal as Sonja Wigert, Rolf Lassgård, Alexander Scheer, Edvin Endre, Gitte Witt Julsrud and Johan Widerberg among others.