Based on the novel Vinterviken, the film tells the unlikely love story of two teenagers who have very little in common.
Stories of young love have always captivated filmmakers and viewers alike. There is something so beguiling about them that one loses oneself in such stories, sparking the romantic side of people. Netflix is all set to indulge such viewers yet again with another tale of first love, the Swedish drama JJ+E, which is set to drop on its platform this month.
When will JJ+E be available to stream on Netflix?
The Swedish film will release on the streaming giant’s platform on 8th September 2021.
What is the premise of the Swedish film JJ+E?
The upcoming movie will tell the story of two teenagers from vastly different socio-economic backgrounds who fall in love after they enrol in the same high school together.
The upcoming Netflix film is based on the acclaimed 1993 novel Vinterviken, which means winter cove, by author Mats Wahl. A trailer for the same walk the viewers through the massively different lives of the two teen protagonists - a wealthy girl, Elisabeth, living a life of luxury and a boy, John-John, who has not dealt with the best cards in life. From a chance encounter to becoming classmates, love starts to blossom between the two, which comes under threat when Elisabeth is made aware of John-John’s indulgence in some petty crimes. It remains to be seen if the star-crossed lovers can work out their differences, especially when John-John’s crimes start catching up with him.
Directed by Alexis Almstorm, JJ+E will feature the acting debut of Elsa hrn, who will share screen space with Mustapha Aarab, Magnus Krepper, and Marika Lagercrantz, among others.