Close to Heaven
Swedish comedy series

Production year: 2013

Duration: 22

Genres: Scripted Format

Production company: TV4 AB

Original title: Halvvägs till himlen

Young priest Albin Olsson (Johan Glans) returns from Africa to become a vicar in a small parochial church in his home town in southern Sweden. He dreams of reforming the church and returning it to its former role as the centre of the community. But it’s a mission that turns out to be a lot more more difficult than Albin thought it would be. He finds himself struggling with resistant employees and suspicious parishioners — and then there are his own personal issues to confront.

Season 2 

A year has passed and the priest Albin (Johan Glans) has found his place in the parish in Eastern Nöbberup. He tries hard to increase church visits constantly under pressure from the Church Council president Bengt-Åke (Michael Segerström). The minister Jan Samulson (Anders Jansson) is still very conservative and protesting vigorously against Albins attemt to modernize the Assembly.

Young priest Albin Olsson (Johan Glans) returns from Africa to become a vicar in a small parochial church in his home town in southern Sweden. He dreams of reforming the church and returning it to its former role as the centre of the community. But it’s a mission that turns out to be a lot more more difficult than Albin thought it would be. He finds himself struggling with resistant employees and suspicious parishioners — and then there are his own personal issues to confront.

Season 2 

A year has passed and the priest Albin (Johan Glans) has found his place in the parish in Eastern Nöbberup. He tries hard to increase church visits constantly under pressure from the Church Council president Bengt-Åke (Michael Segerström). The minister Jan Samulson (Anders Jansson) is still very conservative and protesting vigorously against Albins attemt to modernize the Assembly.

Close to Heaven
Swedish comedy series

Production year: 2013

Duration: 22

Genres: Scripted Format

Production company: TV4 AB

Original title: Halvvägs till himlen

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