Karin Fahlén

Karin Fahlén (b. 1961) studied at Cambridge and at the Swedish Dramatic Institute in Stockholm, and has more than 30 years of experience in film, TV, radio and theatre. When she took her place in the director’s chair she did so to immediate acclaim, swiftly gaining recognition for the great ease with which she moves between drama, crime and comedy.

Fahlén’s first feature film Stockholm Stories, a contemporary and humorous multi plot drama, had its world premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival 2013. The film, which is based on Jonas Karlsson’s The Second Goal, was well received at various film festivals around the world and garnered fantastic reviews, earning Fahlén the Swedish Television’s New Filmmaker of the Year Award.

2017 marked the theatrical release of Fahlén’s latest feature film All Inclusive, a charismatic and sparkling comedy about an eventful vacation to Croatia. The film drew a noteworthy percentage of the Swedish population to the theatres and became the second most seen Swedish film of the year.

Fahlén is the conceptual director of this year’s major crime series production from CMore/TV4: STHLM Requiem. The stylish and hair-raising series, based on Kristina Ohlsson’s novels, premiered on October 3.

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Karin Fahlén has more than 30 years of experience in film, TV, radio and theatre. When she took her place in the director’s chair she did so to immediate acclaim, swiftly gaining recognition for the great ease with which she moves between drama, crime and comedy.

Karin Fahlén is the director of the acclaimed Stockholm Stories (2013), the box office success All Inclusive (2017) and this year’s major crime series production from CMore/TV4: STHLM Requiem. The stylish and hair-raising series, based on Kristina Ohlsson’s novels, premiered on October 3.