Congratulations to Thomas W. Gabrielsson for winning Best Actor for his role in Mads Mengel’s Forestillingen om Juliane at this year’s Ekko Shortlist Award.
Gabrielsson plays an acclaimed theater director who is setting up a stage play dramatizing memories from his marriage to his wife Juliane who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. During the process he discovers that they have had vastly different experiences of their shared life together. Experiences that will make him see his marriage in a new light. Forestillingen om Juliane, which also stars Nicolas Bro, can be seen here.
The Ekko Shortlist Award took place at Bremen in Copenhagen on November 21.