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Filming begins on new Danish series FINDING HOME

A new Danish historical mini-series has begun shooting on the island of Funen in Denmark.

The series, titled Finding Home (Håbet in Danish) is set in the year 1899 and follows the struggle of a young girl who wants to break free from societal norms and become a strong woman. The naval themed series follows Marie, who lives in an orphanage with her two younger siblings. Their father has not been home from the sea in three years, and everyone but Marie believes him to be dead. Marie decides to sneak down to the harbour to try to find her father. Disguised as a boy, she boards a ship bound for Norway.

Finding Home is directed by Christian E. Christiansen and is being made for the Danish TV2. The cast includes Lars Brygmann (Dicte), Lars Ranthe (The Hunt) and Kirsten Olsen (The Legacy). It will premiere on TV2 in autumn 2018.

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.