Lowlands is an outer and inner journey to a place and a mood. Martin Bogren has returned to the village in southern Skåne province where he grew up to profile its people and places. He delivers a strong, personal story of childhood memories, youth, and the yearning to leave in order to chase the dream of something larger. A few buildings have been torn down and some new ones have been built, yet everything is familiar.
A street, a door, a crack in a stone stair and bushes by the folkpark. Fragments remind me of the past and memory fills in the blanks, making it all alive and real again. I close my eyes and everything becomes clear.