"Ego's" main character Sebastian Silverberg. Photo: Nordisk Film
Friday guest

"Ego" success an eye-opener for Swede

Ego writer/director Lisa James-Larsson
9:18 min

Radio Sweden's Friday guest today is writer/director Lisa James-Larsson. The 34-year-old Swede, who grew up in London, has enjoyed success here with the release of her debut feature film "Ego" which has been riding high in the Swedish charts since it was released at the end of January.

The rom-com drama's main character is Sebastian Silverberg, a shallow young man who enjoys partying, his own appearance and has a huge ego. His world comes crashing down when he loses his sight in a freak accident and is forced to re-evaluate his life with the help of Mia, a personal assistant.

Lisa James-Larsson tells Radio Sweden about her motivation to write the story, the battle to get her project off the ground and what the future holds. 

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