the First paragraph in the story of the fandenivoldske school teacher Rita had premiere on TV2 way back in 2012, but on Monday the 1. June calling skoleklokken into the fifth and ultimately final season of the successerien.
It has been for the 40 section, which are sent over a period of eight years, and behind many of the sections are Christian Torpe, Marie Østerbye, which now has put the last sentence in 'Rita'.
- Since season three, we have said that it was over. But then it turned again and again, that there were new stories to tell and more and more material in the 'Rita', than what we had anticipated, " says series co-hovedfatter Marie Østerbye.
- But NOW is the last season. It is quite solid. For Rita comes out of an existential crisis - the deepest and most violent, you can come out in as a human being - and when you have been through it, there's not more places to take her to go, she explains.
In season five has Rita left the school and has established its own lilleskole in his childhood home together with Hiordis, played by Lise Baastrup, and has both their professional and private lives united under the same roof.
But it is further complicated when her ex-girlfriend moves in, her son returns home, and a brand-new evening courses for adults suddenly missing a teacher.
the Situation escalates, and Rita end up in an existential crisis, which is deep, so deep that she questions who she is at all, and on it she makes in the world, is good, explains Marie Østerbye.
the Series mirrors the progress, you can even go through as a human being, says the 45-year-old screenwriter and continues:
- I think, that many can recognize, that when you reach around 40 years, you may well hit the wall of, 'do I do it right? I am at all good for other people, or harm them?'
Marie Østerbye has made a name for himself as a screenwriter.
She has been at the forefront in front of the DR-thriller 'Peace for land' and has also swung the pen over the section of the DR-drama 'When the dust has settled', the Danish Netflix series 'The Rain', komediedramaserien 'Better divorced than never' and Hella Joof-film 'Sleep Dolly on the Back?'
After having worked - even with the overlap - as the lead author of both "Rita" and "Peace for land" keeps the writer Marie Østerbye early summer vacation. - When you go into a series, it takes two years, from writing it, to making the finished. So for me, it is to choose the project, I want to live in, as I have done with "Rita" and "Peace for land". I also think it's hard to knock the next project up in a world that is so strange, as it is right now. It feels as though you at least need to find stories that are important to tell, and which has a weight, she says. (Picture) Photo: Liselotte Sabroe/Ritzau Scanpix
Will you write something on the paper, which must be brought to life on the tv screen or movie screen, one must give the words something of themselves, she explains.
- I think not at all, you can write something that will be good, if you don't pull a little on his own experience. Rita's development has also often mirror what is happening in my and Christian Torpes life, for example when she is trying to be in a relationship, the relationship to his family and his work.
- I think there are many, which takes the lives up to the review, when you stand in the middle of it in the 40's. Though 'Rita' is not 1:1 with my own life, I have also been the place. But the packages themselves never so neat as in a tv-series. Life is, unfortunately, somewhat more messy than what the tv dramaturgy puts up, she says with a laugh.
'Rita' has not only been immensely popular at home, but has also aroused international attention. In 2012 won the Mille Dinesen prize, The Golden Nymph at the tv-festival in Monte Carlo in front of superstars as Lena Headey from 'Game of Thrones' and Julianna Margulies from 'The Good Wife'.
'Rita' is also moved into the streaminggiganten Netflix, where successerien is translated into all sorts of languages. It is sold abroad, and then the even also been popular in both France and the Netherlands.
Rita-the universe evokes something universal in the us, assesses the Marie Østerbye. But the series should not be seen as a reaction against the school system, but rather a showdown against the always acting politically correct.
- It has a strong kvindekarakter, which at the same time, have a beating heart for the weak and for the children. And she is also full of errors. And I think, there is a strong identification in the.
- I think there is something very has a liberating effect in a character, there are so filterløs, as she is, and so politically incorrect. She often says the same, that we wake up at 04 in the night and thinking, we should have said.
the Fifth and final season of 'Rita' can be seen on TV2 and on TV2 Play Monday the 1. June o'clock 20.