Alexander Skarsgård Auctions DVD in Support of Amnesty International

November 3, 2010 by  

True Blood Actor Offers Up Rare Collector’s Item:

Alexander Skarsgård, True Blood's Eric Northman, at the 2003 premiere of 'To Kill A Child'

Alexander Skarsgård is continuing his support of human rights group Amnesty International by participating in another auction benefiting the non-profit Nobel Prize-winning organization.

Previously, Skarsgård, True Blood‘s Eric Northman, has auctioned off his copies of True Blood scripts in support of Amnesty International.

This time, up for auction is a DVD of the English version of the award-winning short film, ‘Att döda ett barn (To Kill a Child),’ which Skarsgård and Björne Larson wrote and directed. Penned by Swedish author Stig Dagerman, this famous short story, ‘To Kill A Child’  was released as a film in 2003, going on to win both the GRAND PRIX and International PRESS AWARD at the Odense International Film Festival that same year.

The short story that this is based on is an extremely powerful account of a day, supposedly normal and fun, that will lead to the death of a child due to careless speeding…Well shot, and very well directed – this is an excellent short that really captures the spirit of the piece, and is incredibly moving in its shots of a small child and two families who are changed forever.

For a short it carries real weight and is a triumph. – IMDb

Rare DVD Never Sold in the U.S.

Narrated in English by Alexander Skarsgård’s father, veteran actor Stellan Skarsgård, the DVD was given to for auction with both director’s autographs. It is described as a rare collector’s item as in addition to the English narration, the English version of this DVD has never been and never will be sold in the United States.

The auction for the ‘To Kill A Child’ DVD ends November 8, 2010 so be sure to get in on the bidding action while you still can!

Click here for further information and to place your bid today!

Source: – New Auction Up Benefiting Amnesty International

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