Monday May 7, 1945 – the Second World War finally comes to an end and a new, brighter future beckons. In the midst of central Stockholm celebrations, two strangers come together with a quick kiss, parting company immediately after. Upper-class girl Nina and kitchen hand Calle don’t yet know that their brief encounter will come to have tumultuous consequences. Witness the series that drew comparisons to DOWNTON ABBEY and immediately became one of the most successful Swedish shows ever.
Stockholm VE Day 1945. In the jubilant crowd on Kungsgatan, a spontaneous kiss between two strangers will have dire consequences.
2. The Return
Mr Peter Löwander returns from military service in Europe accompanied by a Jewish girl named Suzanne Goldstein. Peter´s mother and the family´s “matriarch” Helga quietly resents her son´s new friend and ponders on what to do.
3. The Jubilee
Gustaf and Helga prepare a jubilee celebrating the restaurant´s 50 year existence as a way of attracting customers.
5. The Restaurant Manager
While Gustaf is held in police custody Peter takes over the role of restaurant manager at Djurgårdskällaren.
6. The Reopening
At this point everything is hanging by a thread. Peter and Nina are struggling to keep the restaurant afloat.
7. The Crayfish Party
Stockholm,1946. Nina and Erik are celebrating their engagement with a crayish party at the archipelago and Calle is reluctantly in charge of the food.
8. The Agreement
Suzanne’s meltdown leads to huge consequences for both Peter and the restaurant.
9. The Housewife
Stockholm, 1950. The past few years have really changed things for the Löwanders. Nina and Erik gave birth to a baby girl and Nina is currently living a calm and quiet life as a housewife. But things aren’t as perfect as they seem.
Absolutely awesome. Perfect actors, sets, and noir. Additional seasons of this series would be anti-climactic and could not possibly compare to this one.
fantastic, tragic, & sweet
Please get more seasons ASAP!
Addictive, dysfunctional at it’s best!
I loved this series! The writers and actors made it very easy to fall in love with these characters. I love a good period piece. Must watch!!