the Vietnam war. American deserters. Free love. Men in mysoveraller. Hash intoxication. Of illegal abortions. Layoffs in the textile industry. ”Cries of barking, day-care centres for all”... this Year's big Swedish helgserie is full of symbolic ' time markers.
When it starts to dope the against jul become the SVT like a little extra feminist and bet obviously keen on women's history, which of course is welcome. ”Sisters in 1968” – written by help Martina Bigert and Maria Thulin, who did the ”Gynaecologist in Askim” – can be seen as a little more whimsical variation of the sekelskiftesskildringen ”Miss Frimans war” if the liberal kvinnorättskämpar that aired almost four christmases in a row from 2013.
”Sisters in 1968,” is the fresh, hard, radical journalist Karin, who dreams of knattra the big political stories in the Stockholm tidningsvärld. But like many rookies, she must be content with a simple landsortsvick.
She ports in Ystad and get home at the home of the city's great man, Georg (Jens Hultén), which owns both the newspaper and Hotel. A conflict of interest will play a big role when Karin start digging into the shady way to make money.
A bunch of bohemian buddies show up in town, as the ever pårökta artist Lottie (the most festive character, dressed as a young Marie-Louise Ekman), and the swashbuckling salongskommunisten Janne. George docklika daughter Ingela is on the way to winning a beauty pageant and marry, but will on the other thoughts and meander out of their kvinnofälla when the gang fix a anti-Miss Ystad-demonstration.
sextiotalsdiktionen has humorous qualities, even if it may not be the sentence. But sometimes it manierade way to talk – as taken from period movies or old documentaries from the thick-tv-time, without a feel for how the lands in the day – the replicas, to let well corked.
Despite a lot of övertydligheter is ”Sisters in 1968,” still an entertaining journey through time; a sunny, colorful, feminine and intimate interpretation of the subversive revolutionsåret oscillates between naivety and forward-looking vision.