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Varg Veum - Falne engler (2008)

Murder and trouble hits Veum when he meets up with classmates in the rock-band Camp, when he resumes contact with a former flame Rebecca, now wife of his buddy. A Varg Veum mystery by best-selling crime novel by Gunnar Staalesen. Staalesen.

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A chance meeting with his former classmates in the rock-band Camp, offers complications for Veum. The problems get really big when he resumes contact with his former flame Rebecca - now the wife of Varg's buddy Jakob, the band's front-figure. A series of murders are being committed in the city, where the bizarre MO is young girls hanged and wearing white dresses. Varg is not the only one who gets too much involved in the case. Written by HardHouseClubber

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"Varg Veum - Falne engler" (2008) or "Fallen Angels" is a solid series entry, the fourth that was released. This will make the sixth one that I've watched. They're all good mystery and detective stories in the neo-noir vein. IMDb voters generally place them in the 6 - 7 range, and I agree. These are well-done movies affording some novelty, some insights, some depth and some suspense. They develop good atmosphere of Norway.

This particular story is quite dark in content and has some twists as well as mystery. Hamre and Veum mostly work together on this one, their usual friction being toned down. Most of the Norwegian critics thought it the best in the series at that point in time when it came out.

The first series entries so far are as follows: (1) Bitre blomster (Bitter Flowers); (2) Tornerose (Sleeping Beauty); (3) Din til døden (Yours Until Death); (4) Falne engler (Fallen Angels); (5) Kvinnen i kjøleskapet (The Woman In The Fridge); (6) Begravde hunder (Buried Dogs).

I could list the second series entries but the unforgiving IMDb spell checker considers the foreign names as errors and won't permit too many such "mistakes" in one document.


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