Anja is a spirited young girl who loves soccer, even though her classmate Jonas thinks soccer is not for girls. Anja uses her humor to deal with Jonas’ bullying, not knowing that behind his hostility hides a boy who is in love with her. But then tragic news comes – Anja is diagnosed with leukemia. Nonetheless, she remains optimistic and full of energy and wants to participate in the school soccer tournament. When it occurs that her illness may restrain Anja from taking part in the games, Jonas comes up with a really special plan.
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She comes from Sweden. In 2000 she graduated from directing at the Norwegian Film School in Lillehammer. She has since directed several short films and made her debut as a feature film director with the family adventure film ‘Magic Silver’ (2009), co-directed with Roar Uthaug.