Culture / Society

"The more I learnt about her, the more I wanted to be like her”: Connie Nielsen on becoming Danish icon Karen Blixen

By Gabriele Dellisanti

Photo: Marc Hom

Best known for Hollywood blockbusters, Danish actress Connie Nielsen returns home to portray one of her country’s greatest cultural icons, Karen Blixen. We meet the actress at Blixen’s former residence to discover how one artist embodies another