Bonusfamiljen (2017– )

TV Series   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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A drama series exploring the complexities of relationships in modern family life in Northern Europe.


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Creators:

Moa Herngren, Clara Herngren, Felix Herngren, Birgitta Bongenhielm, Jesper Harrie, Calle Marthin

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21 July 2019 | bertvleeuwen-646-650832
9
| Great depiction of modern family life in Sweden/Europe
I binge watched most of the three series on Netflix. The series shows a couple, their exes and the children from their respective relationships. The newly gained children or parents are not called stepson or stepmother, but bonus-son or bonus-mother. Other than this politically correct streak, any issue that might arise in these circumstances comes round: a child with ADHD, adolescent moods, exes still being in love, grandparents barging in etc. And these are dealt with in a modern way, i.e. not judgemental, but also not always very efficient. I loved the realistic display or people changing their mind on both rational (not often) and emotional grounds as well as the unlikely couples (as in life): the 'anally retentive' math teacher with the liberal, artsy mother; the career-wise not very successful man, still living in with this mother, getting the most balanced wife (with a complicated family) and the rather spoilt children growing up and dealing with/exploiting their having to live (part of the time) with all their parents and their bonus siblings. And last but not least, the peculiar therapists couple that is called for frequently. The negative reviews you might encounter here, to me demonstrate that the show is so realistic that some people start to criticise the characters' actions (as morally or otherwise corrupt). Especially after the cliff hanger of the third season, I hope Netflix will commission the fourth series. I will certainly watch it.

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Release Date:

30 January 2017

Language

Swedish


Country of Origin

Sweden

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