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Interview with Karin Franz Körlof (Sweden): “I don’t take anything for granted”

Karin Franz Körlof (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) Prior to graduating from Stockholm’s Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2015, Karin Franz Körlof had already acted in various films, TV productions and theater plays including the lead role in critically acclaimed TV

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Interview with Maruša Majer (Slovenia): “I’m an enthusiast by nature”

Maruša Majer (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) A graduate of the University of Ljubljana’s Academy of Theater, Maruša Majer has worked as a freelance actress for film and theater in her native Slovenia. In 2013, she received the Best Actress Award

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Interview with Zofia Wichlacz (Poland): “I dream to be cast not like the way that I look now, but just to shave my hair or dye my hair black and have piercings”

Zofia Wichlacz (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) Zofia Wichlacz made her screen acting debut as the female lead in Jan Komasa’s “Warsaw 44”, which earned her a Golden Lion for Best Leading Actress at the 2014 Gdynia Film Festival and a

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Interview with Louis Hofmann (Germany): “I love how German Cinema has evolved in the last couple of years; how it has lost the fear of doing something wrong”

Louis Hofmann (©Ralf Uhler for EFP)     By the age of nineteen, German actor Louis Hofmann has already received several awards, among which, the Bavarian Film Prize as Best Newcomer Actor for his performance in Marc Brummund’s “Sanctuary.” The

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Interview with Elina Vaska (Latvia): “I feel like I’m the best version of Elina when I’m on set or on stage”

Elina Vaska (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) Elina Vaska was studying Theory of Audiovisual Art and Theater at the Latvian Academy of Culture when director Renars Vimba held an audition for the leading role of his debut film “Mellow Mud.” With

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Interview with Hannah Hoekstra (The Netherlands): “I think that everybody needs to be a feminist”

  Hannah Hoekstra (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) A graduate of the Amsterdam Theatre School, Hannah Hoekstra received a Best Actress Award at the Dutch Film Festival 2012 for her lead role in Sacha Polak’s “Hemel”. She was cast in Bobby

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Interview with Tudor Aaron Istodor (Romania): “I want to work all over the world”

Tudor Aaron Istodor (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) Tudor Aaron Istodor worked with such Romanian directors as Lucian Pintilie, Paul Negoescu and Radu Muntean before graduating from the National University of Drama and Cinematography (UNATC) in 2009. He has since appeared

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Interview with Alessandro Borghi (Italy): “If you want to work in Cinema, you have to love it, not practice it”

Alessandro Borghi (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) After appearing in several TV series, Alessandro Borghi attracted the audience’s attention in 2015 with his lead role in Claudio Caligari’s “Don’t Be Bad,” which earned him the Nuovolmaie Talent Award as Best Newcomer

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Interview with Victória Guerra (Portugal): “I can’t imagine myself being in a huge blockbuster”

Victória Guerra (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) The British-Portuguese actress Victória Guerra has starred in international productions such as “Cosmos” by the late Polish director Andrzej Żuławski and “Casanova Variations” by Michael Sturminger, where she was cast alongside John Malkovich. Damian

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Interview with Esben Smed (Denmark): “I don’t like being photographed and standing in awkward positions”

Esben Smed (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) A graduate of the Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2013, Esben Smed started off his career with Danish auteur Nils Malmros, playing roles in “Aching Hearts” and “Sorrow and Joy.” Soon after,

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