Farang follows Rickard (Ola Rapace), a Swede forced to flee Thailand where he gets by as a petty criminal in the backstreets of Phuket with a secured identity and a price on his head. back in Sweden, Rickard has left his family behind but his fifteen-year-old daughter, Thyra, travels to Thailand to find her father.

The series premieres in Sweden today; here’s hoping for an international release soon!


Emma Vestrheim

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.