Fares wears a T-shirt by UNNA, a knit and boots by J. LINDEBERG, a jacket by HUGO BOSS, trousers by EYTYS and a scarf by MEHROTRA. Fares Fares leans back on the sofa at his wife Clara Hallencreutz’s art studio. We’re in Stockholm, where the warmth and light of early summer have hit with full force and the city is heaving with people out enjoying it all. The Swedish actor has recently wrapped shooting on A Day and a Half, his directorial debut due to premiere this fall, and he’s clearly proud of the work. “Acting is fascinating, but with directing I get to tell the story my way, ” he says. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Nine Buy Now Related Stories Films Issue 49 Ruben Östlund Crude, contrary—and killing it: Meet the auteur of awkwardness. Films Issue 49 Mamoudou Athie The shape-shifting actor is on a roll. Films Issue 48 Slaying It On the building blocks of horror. Films Issue 45 Zawe Ashton Through writing, actor Zawe Ashton is slowly shifting her role from object to subject. Fashion Films Issue 44 Wardrobe Malfunction Why does the fashion in films so often disappoint? Films Issue 41 Mike Leigh The remarkable director discusses starting from nothing, over and over again.