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Noomi Rapace and Bill Skarsgard Up for Swedish Oscars

January 6, 2011 (7:40 am) GMT
The original 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star is vying for Best Actress for her portrayal in 'Beyond' at Guldbagge.

"" star and 's son Bill Skarsgard are among the actors nominated for Sweden's version of the Oscars, the Guldbagge.

Rapace, who picked up the Best Actress Guldbagge in 2009 for her portrayal of Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo", has been nominated again for her performance in "", which is also nominated for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay. Ironically, "Beyond"'s first-time director Pernilla August will compete with her star in the Best Actress category for her role in "Miss Kicki".

Bill Skarsgard's portrayal of an Asperger's Syndrome sufferer in "Simple Simon" has earned him a Best Actor nomination. "Simple Simon" is also up for Best Film, as is "Sebbe", which won acclaim at the Berlin Film Festival in Germany last year.

Oscar-favorite "" will compete for the Best Foreign Film award with "" and "Lourdes". The awards will be announced on January 24 in Stockholm.


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