SVT starts production on series about restaurant


Swedish pubcaster SVT has started shooting Our Time is Now in Gothenburg.

Written by Ulf Kvensler, Our Time is Now follows the Löwander family, which runs one of the most prestigious restaurants in the heart of Stockholm. The series starts after the Second World War with the new era of the welfare state. Gustaf (Mattias Nordkvist) has succeeded in running the restaurant during the difficult years of the war, and now he wants to keep managing the business in the same way. However, the middle son Peter (Adam Lundgren), realises that the restaurant has major problems and requires changes to keep the restaurant going.

The twenty part series will air in the autumn of 2017 with Sweden’s Harald Hamrell directing and Susann Billberg producing.


CategoriesSweden Television
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.