Ester Blenda is a groundbreaking Swedish journalist and author (Ester Blenda Nordström, 1891-1948).
She lived a life. Travelled to South America, USA, Asia and the Russian Arctic. Always returning to her secret love, Carin, in Stockholm.
Although intrepid and fearless, Ester was tormented by demons that ultimately overwhelmed her. This is the story of a trailblazing, adventurous, restless soul and the times and social conventions that tried and failed to contain her.
Ester Blenda is a documentary by Swedish filmmaker Anna Hylander. It is produced by Frid & Frid (commissioned by SVT K Special) with support from The Swedish Film Institute and Filmpool Nord. The film features Rakel Wärmlander, Tova Magnusson, Sara Sommerfeld, Peter Viitanen, Ivan Mathias Petersson and Agneta Ahlin. Frid & Frid have written and produced the music and features the Swedish singer Sofia Karlsson.