Queen of Hearts
May el-Toukhy's precision-tooled melodrama stars Danish icon Trine Dyrholm (The Collective, SFF 2016; Nico 1988, SFF 2018) as Anne, a mother and lawyer specialising in child abuse cases who throws caution, ethics and everything else to the wind by seducing troubled stepson Gustav. Audience Award, Sundance World Cinema Dramatic competition.
Europe! Voices of Women director biography: May el-Toukhy graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2009, and her first feature film Long Story Short was a success with audiences and critics, winning her and cast members numerous awards.