Marriage Story opens the 30th Anniversary of Stockholm International Film Festival

Stockholm International Film Festival proudly announces this year’s opening film, Marriage Story (2019) by Noah Baumbach’s, starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, at the 30th Anniversary of Stockholm Film Festival. The opening ceremony and Nordic premiere of Marriage Story is taking place at 6:00 pm, November 6th at Skandia. Tickets to the film will be released today at 5:00 pm.  

– Marriage Story is one of this year's best films that will leave no one untouched. It feels fantastic to open the 30th Anniversary of the festival with Noah Baumbach’s drama, says Git Scheynius, Festival Director at Stockholm International Film Festival. 

Marriage Story is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, Alan Alda and Ray Liotta co-star. 

Noah Baumbach debuted with Kicking and Screaming (1995) and has since then directed films such as The Squid and the Whale (2005), Margot at the Wedding (2007) and Frances Ha (2012). Marriage Story had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival earlier this year. 

Marriage Story will have its Nordic premiere at Stockholm International Film Festival, November 6th at 6:00 pm at Skandia movie theater in Stockholm. 

The film is competing in the Open Zone section, where the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) selects the winner for Best Film. 

Tickets are released today at 5:00 pm. 

Journalists can apply for Press Accreditation to the 30th Stockholm International Film Festival here.  

The film is distributed by Netflix. In theatres from 29 November and on Netflix on 6 December. 

For more information, please contact:
Matti Johansson, Head of Press
+46 76 811 65 66
press@stockholmfilmfestival.se

Cecilia Oscarsson, Press Secretary  
+46 8 677 50 11
pressekreterare@stockholmfilmfestival.se

The 30th Stockholm International Film Festival : 6-17 November 2019
Stockholm International Film Festival was founded in 1990 and has grown to become one of Europe's leading film festivals. During the festival we screen over 150 films from over 60 countries. We also arrange exclusive previews throughout the year, open-air screenings during the summer as well as Stockholm International Film Festival Junior in April.
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The Stockholm International Film Festival started in 1990 and is today one of the leading competitive film festival in Northern Europe. The festival takes place every year in November with more than 170 films from more then 40 countries. The festival organizes exclusive screenings and the popular Summer Cinema - an outdoor mini-festival. In April the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior brings the latest films to youngsters between 6 and 16 years of age.

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