Farewells (Avsked) is a multilayered story about people who come to an end point in their lives only to discover that it is the beginning of something new.
The main characters do not know each other, but their lives are interwoven and their destinies cross in unexpected ways. At the core of the story are Sebastian, a young boy and his father Tomas, a teacher. Each episode begins and ends with Tomas and Sebastian´s story.
The script is strongly anchored to the characters´ everyday lives, secrets and tragedies. It also reminds us that life continues despite separation, loss and farewell.
The series takes place over a two year period. It is set in modern Helsinki.