More and more Swedes travel to Thailand each year. This year close to 600,000 Swedes will have visited Thailand (that's 7% of the entire Swedish population!). More than half of all Swedes ... See full summary »
SONNY gets out of prison after serving six years behind bars. During his time in prison he has started a secret relationship with his social worker CAMILLA. When getting out, he wants to ... See full summary »
Hoffa floats ashore in Estonia after his stolen getaway boat has exploded. He tries to begin a new life in Estonia, but the longing for his family back home becomes too big and he decides ... See full summary »
The night before a high profile operation on the PM, the surgeon due to perform the procedure is surprised at her family home by four masked men. The gang quickly take control of her and her family and order her to kill the PM.
The protagonist, Sophie, is a retired lawyer. She believed herself married to the owner of a relatively successful software company. Soon after his death, she discovers that her husband ... See full summary »
More and more Swedes travel to Thailand each year. This year close to 600,000 Swedes will have visited Thailand (that's 7% of the entire Swedish population!). More than half of all Swedes have visited Thailand at least once. Almost everyone knows someone who has been there. They are the new emigrants. Just like the last wave of emigrants to America, some are fleeing and some are searching for a dream. But they have one thing in common; they are unhappy and seeking happiness. A better life. On the other side of the world. Written by
It staggers me that some people reviewing this show here consider it at all realistic or even entertaining. I've stuck with '30 Degrees In February' (as it's called here in the UK) for I guess eight episodes now and I find it more and more irritating, the longer it goes on.
I have no sympathy at all with the Swedish mother and her two daughters. None. The mother is a certifiable lunatic, the older daughter is a potential murderess and the younger daughter a latent arsonist. Why should we feel any sympathy for any of them? - they are all truly hateful characters.
Majlis has a slightly more interesting storyline - but again, it's hard to feel any sympathy for her given her own actions. She seems - despite the obvious cruelty of her late husband - to be pathologically unhinged.
Glenn's naivety beggars belief and ruins the show's one intriguing storyline. He's gullible, dimwitted and a bit of an ugly drunk. Again, empathy quotient: nil.
Add in a plot so unrealistic, so full of frankly ludicrous holes and convenient coincidence and I'm afraid the whole thing adds up to a terrible missed opportunity.
I like the show's theme, though. So that's something.
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