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Actress Alicia Vikander’s must-watch movies

In just very less time, she went on to show her acting skills

Swedish Hollywood actress Alicia Vikander is a combination of looks, acting, and action. The 33-year-old actress began her acting career as a child in minor stage productions as well as trained as a ballet dancer. Soon Vikander made her debut by acting on screen in Swedish short films and television series. This drew attention to her skills and soon she made a venture into feature films with 2010film Pure. The actress has won various awards and accolades for her work. Here are some of the must-watch Alicia Vikander movies.

The Crown Jewels

This 2011 Swedish drama film is directed by Ella Lemhagen. The story of the film is based on a story by author Carina Dahl. The film stars actors Alicia Vikander and Bill Skarsgård in the lead role. The plot of the film revolves around Fragancia Fernandez, played by Alicia Vikander, who gets arrested for the attempted murder of Richard Persson – the son of a powerful factory owner.

The Fifth Estate

This 2013 biographical thriller film is directed by Bill Condon and narrates the journey of the news-leaking website WikiLeaks. The film has actors Benedict Cumberbatch portraying the role of editor-in-chief and founder Julian Assange, and Daniel Brühl portraying the role of WikiLeaks’ former spokesperson Daniel Domscheit-Berg. The screenplay of the film is partly based on Domscheit-Berg’s book Inside WikiLeaks My Time with Julian Assange at the World’s Most Dangerous Website as well as WikiLeaks Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy by British journalists David Leigh and Luke Harding.

Testament of Youth

This 2014 British drama film is based on the First World War memoir of the same name written by Vera Brittain. The film stars Alicia Vikander in the lead role of Vera Brittain. The plot of the film starts in 1914 and revolves around Brittain who was an independent woman. She abandoned her studies at Oxford to become a war nurse. Vera Brittain after opposing her father’s wishes passes the college exam and escapes through the family’s restrictions to attend college.

The other Alicia Vikander movies are Standing Outside Doors, The Rain, Darkness of Truth, My Name is Love, Susan’s Longing, Jeu de chiennes, A Royal Affair, Anna Karenina, Hotell, Son of a Gun, Ex Machina, Seventh Son, Ingrid Bergman In Her Own Words, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Burnt, The Magic Diner, Jason Bourne, The Light Between Oceans, Birds Like Us, Tulip Fever, Euphoria, Submergence, Moomins and the Winter Wonderland, The Magic Diner Part II, Arden’s Wake Tide’s Fall, and Anthropocene The Human Epoch to name a few.

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