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Scan Magazine, Issue 101, June 2017 is out now!
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Known to most Swedes as Göran in the film Together (Tillsammans) and to international audiences as Brüno’s gay assistant Lutz, Gustaf Hammarsten has succeeded with the mean feat of avoiding being put in a box. Scan Magazine spoke to the Swedish actor about the new drama Midnight Sun (Midnattssol), the rawness of Nordic Noir, and always punching up.
By Linnea Dunne | Photos: Ulrika Malm
“I was in drama school in New York at one point when I was younger, and I remember many of the teachers saying that Scandinavian actors had a different depth, like we could do anxiety more naturally,” says Gustaf Hammarsten. He plays the male lead, prosecutor Anders Harnesk, in the latest crime drama to come out of Sweden, Midnight Sun (Midnattssol). While the production is...