SNABBA CASH

Critically Acclaimed Swedish Gangster Series

Snabba Cash is based on Jens Lapidus’ Stockholm Noir novel trilogy. The title of the nervy six-part Swedish gangster series translates roughly as ‘Easy Money’. The show takes place in a raw, brutal and alluring environment and follows three main characters.

Leya (Evin Ahmad) is a single mother, who is attempting to gain success in the tech industry while also creating a better life for herself and her son Sami – far away from her late husband’s way of life in the criminal environment.

Salim (Alexander Abdallah) is the right hand man of gangster Ravy (Dada Fungula Bozela). He lives a divided life as a festive wedding singer and cold-blooded executioner.

And finally, the teenager Tim (Ali Alarik), who lives alone with his father and makes time fly by doing rough pranks, all the while dreaming of escaping from his boring, not so fashionable life.

The three destinies are quickly intertwined in a jumble of debt, love, friendship, dreams – and the pursuit of Snabba Cash (Easy Money).

Meet Oskar Söderlund, Creator and Head Writer, Snabba Cash & Evin Ahmad, Leading Role, Snabba Cash when they give the audience a unique view into making a series out of Jens Lapidus’ univers and answer questions from the audiences.

INFO

Date
Saturday, October 30 2021

Time
TBA

Venue
UngK

Session language
English

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MEET

Oskar Söderlund, Creator and Head Writer, Snabba Cash

Evin Ahmad, Leading Role, Snabba Cash

ABOUT

Broadcaster
Netflix

Production
SF Studios

OSKAR SÖDERLUND

As a celebrated Swedish screenwriter, Oskar Söderlund has been involved in many acclaimed to productions. Back in 2014, he was creator and writer of the mini-series The Fat and the Angry, which was awarded the Silver Bird Prize in the category ‘TV movie’ at the Seoul International Drama Awards, nominated for a Europa Prize and winner of the prestigious Best Non-English Language Drama Series award at the C21 International Drama Awards. Söderlund is also the co-creator and head writer of the thriller drama series Greyzone, which premiered in both Denmark and Sweden in 2018. He has co-written Saltön, one of Sweden’s most popular TV-series, and been as head of development at GötaFilm from 2002-2010 at which time he worked on the adaptation of Simon (2011) by Marianne Frederiksson, which received a record-breaking 13 nominations at The Official Swedish Film Awards. Söderlund is recently acclaimed for his work as creator and head writer of Snabba Cash.

 

EVIN AHMAD

Evin Ahmad, who is starring in the leading role of Snabba Cash as Leya, is a rising star in Swedish films and tv-series. The Swedish-Kurdish actress and writer is known for starring in the three-season post-apocalyptic Danish series The Rain and the Swedish crime drama series Quicksand from Netflix. Furthermore, she had been nominted twice for the Guldbagge Awards; in 2018 for Dröm Vidare, and recently in 2020 for Ring Mamma! She got her film debut in 2007 in an adaptation of Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s novel Ett Öga Rött (One Eye Red) which is directed by Daniel Wallentin. As a writer, Ahmad got her debut in 2017 with the novel One Day I Will Build A Castle of Money, which centers around the inequality between the surburbs and the inner city in Sweden.

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