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Younger Royals Stars Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg & Extra Say Goodbye to “Revolutionary” Collection

Younger Royals Stars Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg & Extra Say Goodbye to “Revolutionary” Collection


“I truly obtained the braveness to return out as homosexual myself, and through these years I’ve discovered myself, met the love of my life, moved in together with her, and we’re truly engaged now,” says Bäckström, including that the collection has inspired younger individuals to “lastly be courageous sufficient to precise themselves.”

Bäckström believes it’s turn into considerably “extra pure and fewer shameful to return out as queer” following the worldwide reception of the collection. “The truth that LGBT+ is [featured] in a Swedish collection has meant lots for Sweden,” she says. “Though Sweden, aside from different international locations, has come a protracted [way] on the highway to full acceptance, it additionally exhibits that it’s nonetheless not at all times straightforward. It exhibits a whole lot of setbacks and challenges but additionally how lovely and harmless love is.”

“I wanna hug my little self and say, Astrid, please be true to your self. There’s nothing unsuitable with you for being who you might be,” Bäckström says. “Younger Royals will at all times stay within the hearts of many, together with mine. World over. Not simply in Sweden. I consider Younger Royals is the beginning of our revolution.”

Karin Boye’s poem “You Are My Purest Consolation” is one among Ambjörn’s favorites by the Swedish novelist, because it reads like a benediction. “You might be my purest consolation, my most steadfast shelter, you’re the greatest I’ve, for nothing hurts as a lot as you,” Boye writes, translated into English. That feeling, the dichotomy of consolation and ache, is on the coronary heart of the present.

“It’s Wilhelm and Simon, and it’s all love,” Ambjörn says. “It’s not saying it must be poisonous. Love can be a ache, and inevitably you find yourself shedding one another to dying anyway. Irrespective of how nice you’ve had it, there may be ache. And if we attempt to keep away from that, then we’re not experiencing love.”

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Wilmon’s intimate scene shot at Lake Mälaren sits contemporary in Ambjörn’s reminiscence. The night was calm, bees hovered round. The wooden opened to the water; Ryding and Rudberg walked into the lake, framed by towering timber like a chapel. One thing religious, nearly divine occurred. “It’s the rebirth,” Ambjörn says, “They’re being reborn on this second, that is just like the queer trinity. Of affection and acceptance, of ache, of harm, of every part they’ve been by way of, of accepting, of seeing one another.”

The vast shot of Simon and Wilhelm, entering into the lake bare, is queer artwork value defending. “It’s probably the most lovely pictures in the entire—” Ryding pauses, and earlier than he can say “collection,” Rudberg chimes in with “world.” They giggle.

“It was the tip of taking pictures Younger Royals, however the scene that we have been taking pictures was additionally the tip of Wille and Simon’s relationship,” Rudberg says of the scene, additionally captured in Younger Royals Ceaselessly, the accompanying tribute documentary on Netflix. “Once we have been off-camera, it was arduous to change and simply be regular once more, as a result of it was the final day.”



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