"”The days are as the flowers bloom” is the Jonas Gardells third major tv series."
"For the third time, Simon Kaijser director of the. For the first time, Rasmus Luthander a starring role in a major television series."
"– It was like a camp check in the Jonas Gardells ideas, " he says, laughing."
"Jonas Gardell should need no presentation. Author, playwright, comedian, artist, riksbög (his own expression), and certainly a lot."
"He has previously written two major drama series for SVT."
"First, ”The half hidden” in 2009. Then ”never Wipe tears without gloves” in 2012, about how the lives of gays changed when aids hit the world in the 1980s. The series made Adam Pålsson and Adam Lundgren to the stars."
"”The days are as the flowers bloom” depicts, in common with ”The half hidden” some families ' fates, in this case, from the 1970s to the present day."
"First major lead role"
"the Friends of Erik, Michael and Benny are growing up in a residential area just outside of Stockholm. In the adult age will be one of those playwrights. Another are forced to deal with his older brother who tormented the family with his addiction. And the third, Erik, start researching in the family's jewish background. The search takes him to Estonia where he goes with both his wife and 5-year-old son."
"Erik, played by Rasmus Luthander, 29, who here makes his first major starring role in a tv series."
" I have been working as an actor in Stockholm in many years and had been in contact with the film and television world a little bit, especially by the casting director. Now I got to try for the role and all klaffade, I am delighted to be with, " he says."
" Through this series, I have started my relationship with Jonas Gardells literature. A new phase is up and running now. Like many great writers he will move in these spektran of desire, suffering, and sorrow. This is very basic but the big question mark, and reasoning about being human."
" He is a seeker and that he has become a parent, so there has been a question in him, how his background looks like, what his unknown family has been through. Towards the end it will help him much, as comfort."
"Around Rasmus Luthander, there are many actors and actresses that the general public is already aware of, among others, Eva Röse, Anja Lundqvist, Johan Rheborg, Ulf Friberg, Rebecka Hemse, Jacob Ericksson, Magnus Krepper and Torkel Petersson."
"For director Simon Kaijser is there any problem with having one for the big audience unknown actor in the lead role, rather the contrary."
"– SVT has no requirement that we should choose people who are famous, people watching in any case, we should choose the one that is best for the role. And it's always fun and exciting to give less established actor the chance to do something this big on tv, " says Simon, who now directs his third Gardell-series in a row."
"– We click that Jonas has the ability to articulate much of what I know. Despite the fact that I am a convinced atheist and he has a christian background.n"
"FOOTNOTE: The two remaining episodes are broadcast in the BBC1 Friday 4 January and Monday 7 January. All three sections available on SVT Play.n"