Paramour is inspired by the true story of the BMW Heiress Susanne Flatten (Kristin Scott Thomas), both blessed and cursed by her family’s heritage and wealth. She is a powerful woman who chooses to lead a reclusive existence away from the limelight. When the mysterious and seductive Helg Sgarbi enters her life, they embark upon a passionate, illicit affair – but once she is well and truly hooked, Helg reveals his sinister true intentions.

Director Alexandra-Therese Keining


Cast KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS (Darkest Hour, My Old Lady, Sarah's Key)

Producers AMY RAPP (Tower, Return), JOE NEURAUTER (The Hallow, Madame Bovary), PHILIPP KREUZER (Last Love, Death of a Superhero)

Production Credits Meredith Vieira Productions - Occupant Entertainment

Alexandra-Therese Keining

Alexandra-Therese Keining debuted with the feature film Hot Dog (2003) as Sweden’ s youngest female director and screenwriter. Her second feature film (Kiss Me) world premiered at AFI in Los Angeles 2011 where it also won Best Breakthrough Award. It has since been awarded and screened at over 75 film festivals all around the world with film rights presently negotiated for U.S remake. Her latest feature film is (Girls Lost), based on the Swedish prizewinning novel ”Pojkarna” by Jessica Schiefuer. It gained worldwide attention from critics and media after the world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 2015 and has since then sold to over 25 countries. During the fall of 2015, the film has been screened and awarded at the international film festivals of Chicago, Rome, Sao Paulo, Brazil, St Petersburg, Russia, Lubeck and New York. She has also worked as a casting director for many film and television projects in Sweden.