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Hanna Alström And Claes Bang Bring Out Their Ardent Desires In The Affair [Exclusive Interview]

Hanna Alström And Claes Bang is the newly wed couple in The Affair

Vertical Entertainment brings to screen the story based on Simon Mawer’s International best-seller novel, The Glass Room. A story that takes place in the 1930s as best friends prohibited romance goes through a roller coaster of hardship doing World War II.


The Synopsis 

In 1930s Czechoslovakia, newlyweds Viktor (Claes Bang, “The Square”) and Liesel Landauer (Hanna Alström, “Kingsman: The Secret Service”) are  filled  with  optimism and happiness in their new home. But all too soon, extramarital temptations bring out their darkest secrets and desires. As Liesel turns to her sensual friend Hana (Carice van Houten, “Game Of Thrones”) for the passion she lacks in her marriage, Nazi troops enter the country, threatening the Landauer’s lives and the burning desire between the two women.

The Affair
Carice van Houten as Hana and Hanna Alström as Liesel

Hanna Alström was born in Sweden and has been acting since the age of five. She is a well known  actress in Czech. Alström has been seen in films like A Place in the Sun, Kingsman: The  Secret  Service, the sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Sami Blood.

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The Affair
Claes Bang as Viktor

Claes Bang is a Danish actor and musician.  He has won awards for his leading role, Christian in the film Square. Bang has been seen in other films  like The Girl in the Spider’s Web and The Burnt Orange Heresy. In addition to participating in television series like Bron/Broen and the Showtimes series The Affair.

I connected with Hanna Alström and Claes Bang via Zoom to talk about The Affair. They both shared their experience filming from the alluring Villa Tugendhat. Alström spoke about playing a strong female character for it’s time in the film. Bang commented about perhaps the title  The  Affair being his lucky charm.


The Affair is available On Demand 

Source: LRM Online Exclusive


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